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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Eloxatin. Please consult your doctor.
Eloxatin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in ... View More
Eloxatin is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Eloxatin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Oxaliplatin_name$ treatment may result in an increased risk of dizziness, naus... View More
Eloxatin should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eloxatin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limi... View More
Eloxatin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eloxatin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Eloxatin is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells. Eloxatin ... View More
Uses of Eloxatin
- Cancer of colon and rectum
Side effects of Eloxatin
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Low blood platelets
- Increased liver enzymes
- Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
How to use Eloxatin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Eloxatin works
Eloxatin is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells which stops their growth and multipli... View More
What if you forget to take Eloxatin?
If you miss a dose of Eloxatin, please consult your doctor.
- Eloxatin is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.
Colorectal cancer, Colon cancer
IV Preparation Reconstitute by adding 10 mL (for 50 mg vial) or 20 mL (for 100 mg vial) of SWI or D5W. Dilute required amount of reconstituted solution... View More
Intravenous Advanced colorectal cancer Adult: Day 1: Oxaliplatin 85 mg/m² IV + leucovorin 200 mg/m² IV infused over 2 hr, THEN 5-FU 400 mg/m² IV b... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal Impairment Exposure of unbound platinum tends to increase in renally impaired patients Mild (CrCl 50-80 mL/min): No dosage adjustment required ... View More
Pregnancy. Peripheral neuropathy with functional impairment. Severe renal impairment.
Mode of Action
Oxaliplatin, a platinum-containing complex similar to cisplatin, is an alkylating agent. After intracellular hydrolysis, the platinum compound binds to ... View More
Should be administered under the supervision of an experienced cancer chemotherapy physician. Use appropriate precautions for handling and disposal. Mon... View More
>10% Peripheral neuropathy (76%),Anemia (64%),Nausea (64%),Fatigue (61%),Diarrhea (46%),Vomiting (37%),Abdominal pain (31%),Constipation (31%),Thromboc... View More
May decrease plasma levels of digoxin. May increase risk of toxicity with nephrotoxic drugs. When administered as sequential infusions, taxane derivativ... View More
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