About the drug:
Cisplatin, is a platinum-based chemotherapy drug used to treat various types of cancers, including sarcomas, some carcinomas (e.g. small cell lung cancer, and ovarian cancer), lymphomas, and germ cell tumors. It was the first member of a class of anti-cancer drugs which now also includes carboplatin and oxaliplatin. These platinum complexes react in vivo, binding to and causing crosslinking of DNA which ultimately triggers apoptosis (programmed cell death).
Uses of the drug:
Cisplatin is used to treat various types of cancer. It is a chemotherapy drug that actively contains platinum. It is used alone or in combination with other medications to slow or stop cancer cell growth.
Working of the drug:
Cisplatin works by treating cancer of the testes ovaries or bladder. kemplat (50 mg / 50 ml) may be used alone or in combination with other medications. It may possibly also be used for other conditions as determined by your health care provider. It is an antineoplastic agent. It mechanism by stopping cancer cells from growing and reproducing.