Cisplatin, also known as Platinol® or CDDP, is a chemotherapy drug used to treat mesothelioma and other cancers.
How Does Cisplatin Help Patients With Mesothelioma?
Numbness in hands and feet
Change in taste
Swelling of the face, arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
Unusual tiredness or weakness
Hearing loss, ringing in the ears, or dizziness
If you experience troubling side effects while receiving cisplatin therapy, talk to your doctor, who may be able to offer remedies to relieve your discomfort.
How is Cisplatin Given?
Cisplatin comes in the form of a solution, which is injected into a vein over six to eight hours. The cisplatin infusion must be given in a medical facility by under the supervision of a doctor, with three to four weeks scheduled between treatments.
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