What is Oxaliplatin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Eloxatin

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See also: GEMOX protocol

Oxaliplatin is an anti-cancer drug used to treat stage III colon cancer (adjuvant) and advanced colorectal cancer. It has also been used to treat esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, testicular cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oxaliplatin

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Oxaliplatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Oxaliplatin

Duration

Stopped taking Oxaliplatin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Oxaliplatin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Irinotecan (Camptosar) 1
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There are no evaluations for Oxaliplatin.