Platinum-based drugs are used to treat ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, and colon cancer. They work by by slowing down the growth of cancer cells and killing them.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Platinum-based Drugs

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
cisplatin
47
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CISPLATIN is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like bladder, ovarian, and testicular cancers.
carboplatin
49
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CARBOPLATIN is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat ovarian cancer and many other cancers.
Eloxatin
(oxaliplatin)
1,449
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OXALIPLATIN is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat cancers of the colon and rectum, and many other cancers.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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