What happens if I miss a dose (Platinol (Restricted Access))?
Contact your doctor if you miss an appointment for your cisplatin injection.
What happens if I overdose (Platinol (Restricted Access))?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include some of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking cisplatin (Platinol (Restricted Access))?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Cisplatin can cause side effects that may impair your vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect cisplatin (Platinol (Restricted Access))?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
Cisplatin can harm your kidneys. This effect is increased when you also use other medicines harmful to the kidneys. You may need dose adjustments or special tests if you have recently used:
- medicines to treat a bowel disorder;
- medication to prevent organ transplant rejection;
- antiviral medications;
- pain or arthritis medicines; or
- any injected antibiotics.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with cisplatin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about cisplatin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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