Oxaliplatin

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What Are The Uses Of Oxaliplatin?

Oxaliplatin, an anti cancer medication (anti neoplastic), is used in the treatment of following conditions:

It works by interfering the division of tumor cells.

What Are The Side Effects Of Oxaliplatin?

 

The most common side effects of Oxaliplatin are:

  • Nausea / vomiting / dizziness
  • Temporary hair loss
  • Mouth sores
  • Diarrhoea
  • Head ache
  • Tiredness
  • Nose bleeds
  • Tiredness
  • Changes in taste
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Pain/redness / swelling at injection site

Some severe  but rare side effects such as

  • Mental / mood changes (depression)
  • Unusual bleeding/bruising
  • Dehydration ( decrease in urine, increased thirst, dry mouth)
  • Trouble breathing
  • Fainting
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Chest pain
  • seizures
  • Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Oxaliplatin?

 

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Oxaliplatin or any other allergies.
  • Blood disorders
  • Kidney problems
  • Nerve disorders
  • Bone marrow problems
  • Low ion levels of potassium and magnesium
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation  

What Are The Uses Of Oxaliplatin?

Oxaliplatin, an anti cancer medication (anti neoplastic), is used in the treatment of following conditions:

It works by interfering the division of tumor cells.

What Are The Side Effects Of Oxaliplatin?

 

The most common side effects of Oxaliplatin are:

  • Nausea / vomiting / dizziness
  • Temporary hair loss
  • Mouth sores
  • Diarrhoea
  • Head ache
  • Tiredness
  • Nose bleeds
  • Tiredness
  • Changes in taste
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Pain/redness / swelling at injection site

Some severe  but rare side effects such as

  • Mental / mood changes (depression)
  • Unusual bleeding/bruising
  • Dehydration ( decrease in urine, increased thirst, dry mouth)
  • Trouble breathing
  • Fainting
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Chest pain
  • seizures
  • Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Oxaliplatin?

 

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Oxaliplatin or any other allergies.
  • Blood disorders
  • Kidney problems
  • Nerve disorders
  • Bone marrow problems
  • Low ion levels of potassium and magnesium
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation