FDA Approved: * October 14, 2004 Pharm Company: *BEDFORD Category:Cancer
Carboplatin, sold under the trade name Paraplatin among others, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat a number of forms of cancer. This includes ovarian cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, brain cancer, and neuroblastoma. It is used by injection into a vein.
Side effects generally occur. Common side effects include low blood cell levels, nausea, and electrolyte problems.[1 ...
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