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Paraplatin Drug Description
PARAPLATIN®
(carboplatin aqueous solution) Injection

WARNING
PARAPLATIN (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate treatment facilities are readily available.
Bone marrow suppression is dose related and may be severe, resulting in infection and/or bleeding. Anemia may be cumulative and may require transfusion support. Vomiting is another frequent drug-related side effect.
Anaphylactic-like reactions to carboplatin have been reported and may occur within minutes of PARAPLATIN administration. Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines have been employed to alleviate symptoms.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of carboplatin (Paraplatin)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects from carboplatin, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

an allergic reaction (including difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
kidney damage (little or no urine production, blood in the urine);
decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Paraplatin »




PARAPLATIN® (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION is supplied as a sterile,
pyrogen-free, 10 mg/mL aqueous solution of carboplatin. Carboplatin is a platinum
coordination compound. The chemical name for carboplatin is platinum, diammine[1,1-cyclobutanedicarboxylato(2-)-O,O′]-,
(SP-4-2), and carboplatin has the following structural formula:








Carboplatin is a crystalline powder with the molecular formula of C6H12N2O4Pt
and a molecular weight of 371.25. It is soluble in water at a rate of approximately
14 mg/mL, and the pH of a 1% solution is 5 to 7. It is virtually insoluble in
ethanol, acetone, and dimethylacetamide.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/30/2009




Paraplatin Drug Description
PARAPLATIN®
(carboplatin aqueous solution) Injection

WARNING
PARAPLATIN (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate treatment facilities are readily available.
Bone marrow suppression is dose related and may be severe, resulting in infection and/or bleeding. Anemia may be cumulative and may require transfusion support. Vomiting is another frequent drug-related side effect.
Anaphylactic-like reactions to carboplatin have been reported and may occur within minutes of PARAPLATIN administration. Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines have been employed to alleviate symptoms.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of carboplatin (Paraplatin)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects from carboplatin, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

an allergic reaction (including difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
kidney damage (little or no urine production, blood in the urine);
decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Paraplatin »




PARAPLATIN® (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION is supplied as a sterile,
pyrogen-free, 10 mg/mL aqueous solution of carboplatin. Carboplatin is a platinum
coordination compound. The chemical name for carboplatin is platinum, diammine[1,1-cyclobutanedicarboxylato(2-)-O,O′]-,
(SP-4-2), and carboplatin has the following structural formula:








Carboplatin is a crystalline powder with the molecular formula of C6H12N2O4Pt
and a molecular weight of 371.25. It is soluble in water at a rate of approximately
14 mg/mL, and the pH of a 1% solution is 5 to 7. It is virtually insoluble in
ethanol, acetone, and dimethylacetamide.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/30/2009




Paraplatin Drug Description
PARAPLATIN®
(carboplatin aqueous solution) Injection

WARNING
PARAPLATIN (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate treatment facilities are readily available.
Bone marrow suppression is dose related and may be severe, resulting in infection and/or bleeding. Anemia may be cumulative and may require transfusion support. Vomiting is another frequent drug-related side effect.
Anaphylactic-like reactions to carboplatin have been reported and may occur within minutes of PARAPLATIN administration. Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines have been employed to alleviate symptoms.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of carboplatin (Paraplatin)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects from carboplatin, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

an allergic reaction (including difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
kidney damage (little or no urine production, blood in the urine);
decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Paraplatin »




PARAPLATIN® (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION is supplied as a sterile,
pyrogen-free, 10 mg/mL aqueous solution of carboplatin. Carboplatin is a platinum
coordination compound. The chemical name for carboplatin is platinum, diammine[1,1-cyclobutanedicarboxylato(2-)-O,O′]-,
(SP-4-2), and carboplatin has the following structural formula:








Carboplatin is a crystalline powder with the molecular formula of C6H12N2O4Pt
and a molecular weight of 371.25. It is soluble in water at a rate of approximately
14 mg/mL, and the pH of a 1% solution is 5 to 7. It is virtually insoluble in
ethanol, acetone, and dimethylacetamide.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/30/2009




Paraplatin Drug Description
PARAPLATIN®
(carboplatin aqueous solution) Injection

WARNING
PARAPLATIN (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate treatment facilities are readily available.
Bone marrow suppression is dose related and may be severe, resulting in infection and/or bleeding. Anemia may be cumulative and may require transfusion support. Vomiting is another frequent drug-related side effect.
Anaphylactic-like reactions to carboplatin have been reported and may occur within minutes of PARAPLATIN administration. Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines have been employed to alleviate symptoms.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of carboplatin (Paraplatin)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects from carboplatin, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

an allergic reaction (including difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
kidney damage (little or no urine production, blood in the urine);
decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Paraplatin »




PARAPLATIN® (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION is supplied as a sterile,
pyrogen-free, 10 mg/mL aqueous solution of carboplatin. Carboplatin is a platinum
coordination compound. The chemical name for carboplatin is platinum, diammine[1,1-cyclobutanedicarboxylato(2-)-O,O′]-,
(SP-4-2), and carboplatin has the following structural formula:








Carboplatin is a crystalline powder with the molecular formula of C6H12N2O4Pt
and a molecular weight of 371.25. It is soluble in water at a rate of approximately
14 mg/mL, and the pH of a 1% solution is 5 to 7. It is virtually insoluble in
ethanol, acetone, and dimethylacetamide.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/30/2009




Paraplatin Drug Description
PARAPLATIN®
(carboplatin aqueous solution) Injection

WARNING
PARAPLATIN (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate treatment facilities are readily available.
Bone marrow suppression is dose related and may be severe, resulting in infection and/or bleeding. Anemia may be cumulative and may require transfusion support. Vomiting is another frequent drug-related side effect.
Anaphylactic-like reactions to carboplatin have been reported and may occur within minutes of PARAPLATIN administration. Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines have been employed to alleviate symptoms.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of carboplatin (Paraplatin)?

If you experience any of the following serious side effects from carboplatin, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

an allergic reaction (including difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
kidney damage (little or no urine production, blood in the urine);
decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Paraplatin »




PARAPLATIN® (carboplatin aqueous solution) INJECTION is supplied as a sterile,
pyrogen-free, 10 mg/mL aqueous solution of carboplatin. Carboplatin is a platinum
coordination compound. The chemical name for carboplatin is platinum, diammine[1,1-cyclobutanedicarboxylato(2-)-O,O′]-,
(SP-4-2), and carboplatin has the following structural formula:








Carboplatin is a crystalline powder with the molecular formula of C6H12N2O4Pt
and a molecular weight of 371.25. It is soluble in water at a rate of approximately
14 mg/mL, and the pH of a 1% solution is 5 to 7. It is virtually insoluble in
ethanol, acetone, and dimethylacetamide.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/30/2009





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carboplatin ( ¦kärbō′platən ) ( medicine ) A platinum coordination compound and anticancer agent used for advanced gynecologic malignancies, Carboplatin: Definition from Answers.com


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This page contains brief information about carboplatin and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, related news and research results, and ongoing ... Carboplatin - National Cancer Institute


Mayo Clinic offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living. Carboplatin (Intravenous Route) - MayoClinic.com


Provides information on usage, precautions, side effects and brand names when available. Data provided by government agencies and health-related organizations. Carboplatin: MedlinePlus Drug Information


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