ParaplatinActive Ingredient(s): Carboplatin
FDA Approved: * March 3, 1989
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
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 ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.