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Can carboplatin interfere with the normal menstrual cycle?

Carboplatin can interfere with your menstrual cycle and it can also stop sperm production in men. As the drug will not completely stop the chance of becoming pregnant you should find a reliable method of birth control while going through cancer treatment. Talk with your doctor about any plans you have to get pregnant and discuss the benefits of waiting until you are finished with your treatment.

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