Carboplatin injection comes as asolution (liquid) to be injected over at least 15 minutes intravenously (into avein) by a doctor or nurse in a medical facility. It is usually given onceevery 4 weeks.
Other uses for thismedicine
Carboplatin is also sometimes usedto treat lung, bladder, breast, and endometrial cancer; head and neck cancer;cancer of the cervix and testicles: Wilms' tumor (a type of kidney cancer thatoccurs in children); certain types of brain tumors; neuroblastoma (a cancerthat begins in nerve cells and occurs mainly in children); and retinoblastoma(cancer in the eye). Talk to your doctor about the risks of using thismedication for your condition.
This medication may be prescribedfor other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.