What To Think About
Cisplatin is administered only under the supervision of a Reference medical oncologist Opens New Window.
Cisplatin can affect your ability to have children. You may not be able to get pregnant or father a child after taking this medicine. Discuss fertility with your doctor before starting treatment.
Cisplatin can cause birth defects. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant or father a child while you are taking it.
Your doctor can prescribe Reference medicines to help you manage any nausea or vomiting caused by chemotherapy.
Do not use this medicine if you have:
- Had a previous allergic reaction to cisplatin or other medicines that contain platinum.
- Kidney damage.
- Hearing loss.
- A history of Reference gout Opens New Window and Reference kidney stones Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 2, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology