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. Cisplatin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug belongs to a class of medication known as platinum-containing anticancer medicines. Cisplatin is used in the treatment of various cancer infections such as lung cancer, sarcomas, ovarian cancers and germ cell tumors. Cisplatin works by binding to and causing cross-link of DNA which triggers cell death in the body.