Active Ingredient(s):Oxaliplatin FDA Approved: * August 9, 2002 Pharm Company: *SANOFI AVENTIS US Category:Cancer
Oxaliplatin, sold under the brand name Eloxatin, is a cancer medication (platinum-based antineoplastic class) used to treat colorectal cancer. Often it is used together with fluorouracil and folinic acid (leucovorin) in advanced cancer. It is given by injection into a vein.
Common side effects include numbness, feeling tired, nausea, diarrhea, and low blood cell counts. Other serious side effects in...
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