Patients who have advanced colon or rectal cancer may receive oxaliplatin injections. This chemotherapy drug uses platinum and other anti-cancer agents to kill cancer cells and stop cancer from spreading any further. It is usually given once every fourteen days as part of a chemotherapeutic regimen.

Side Effects/Warnings

This medication can cause a severe allergic reaction. Call 911 if you have swelling of the face, tongue or throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing, hives or rashes, lightheadness or fainting spells while on this medication.

Oxaliplatin is harmful to developing fetuses. Women on this medication should use birth control and should notify their doctors immediately if they become pregnant.

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