Cisplatin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.

Cisplatin is used together with other medications to treat bladder cancer, testicular cancer, or ovarian cancer.

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  • Platinol
  • Less common
    Black, tarry stools
    blood in urine or stools
    cough or hoarseness accompanied by fever or chills
    dizziness or faintness (during or shortly after a dose)
    fast heartbeat (during or shortly after a dose)
    fever or chills
    lower back or side pain accompanied by fever or chills
    painful or difficult urination accompanied by fever or chills
    pain or redness at place of injection
    pinpoint red spots on skin
    swelling of face (during or shortly after a dose)
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    wheezing (during or shortly after a dose)
    If any of the following side effects occur while taking cisplatin, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

    More common
    Joint pain
    loss of balance
    ringing in ears
    swelling of feet or lower legs
    trouble in hearing
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    Less common
    Convulsions (seizures)
    loss of reflexes
    loss of taste
    numbness or tingling in fingers or toes
    trouble in walking
    Rare
    Agitation or confusion
    blurred vision
    change in ability to see colors (especially blue or yellow)
    muscle cramps
    sores in mouth and on lips
    Some cisplatin side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

    More common
    Nausea and vomiting (severe)
    Less common
    Loss of appetite
    After you stop taking this drug, it is possible that you may still experience side effects that need medical attention. If you notice any of the following side effects check with your doctor immediately:

    Black, tarry stools
    blood in urine or stools
    convulsions (seizures)
    cough or hoarseness
    decrease in urination
    fever or chills
    loss of balance
    loss of reflexes
    loss of taste
    lower back or side pain
    numbness or tingling in fingers or toes
    painful or difficult urination
    pinpoint red spots on skin
    ringing in ears
    swelling of feet or lower legs
    trouble in hearing
    trouble in walking
    unusual bleeding or bruising
  • (cisplatin) injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution