Cisplatin

What is Cisplatin?

Cisplatin, cisplatinum, or cis-diamminedichloroplatinum is a chemotherapy drug. It is a class of platinum-containing anti-cancer drug used to treat testicular, bladder, and ovarian cancers that have spread.

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Hi, My name is AAAAA and I am 50 years old. In 2006 I was treated for Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma . That treatment consisted of Infusion Chemo...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
peripheral neuropathy is a side effect of cisplatin, but also associated with systemic disease like diabetes, autoimmune disease. Your ESR...

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Is 80mg Cisplatin and 81mg of etoposide a high dose? Given for 5 days by IV in row?

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Brief Answer:
this is not high dose

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Hi and welcome.
Cisplatin and etoposide is common chemotherapeutic combination form various...

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Is sorafenib the only treatment for Stage IV liver cancer, & could it be given intravenously, or just...

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Doxorubicin and Cisplatin are also used

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Hi Suepeaches,

Welcome to HCM

Generally, the medications are given via IV...

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