What is FOLFIRI regimen?

Category: Prescription Drugs


See also: Fluorouracil Folinic Acid Irinotecan

The FOLFIRI regimen is a chemotherapy regimen consisting of folinic acid, fluorouracil, and irinotecan. It is typically used for colorectal cancer and gastric cancer.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with FOLFIRI regimen

Side effect Patients
Need to eat to help with nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking FOLFIRI regimen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking FOLFIRI regimen


Stopped taking FOLFIRI regimen

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking FOLFIRI regimen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
FOLFOX regimen 2

Patients stopped taking FOLFIRI regimen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Chemotherapy 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for FOLFIRI regimen.