Oxaliplatin

What is Oxaliplatin?

oxaliplatin is an immunomodulator drug used as a chemotherapeutic agent.it is a platinum based agent. used as an intravenous drug in cancer chemotherapy. indicated for various cancers such as lung, colorectal cancers etc. side effects include decrease in the count of rbc's, wbc's, platelets.

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sir i m suffrering severe cipn.detected withg coorectal cancer.APR done.12 folfox 4 regimen completed last month.but developing neuropsathy inhands...

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oxaliplatin can cause severe neuropathy

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Oxaliplatin can sometimes cause severe neuropathy....

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Can cancer cause dehydration ? Metastic colorectal cancer

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dehydration may occur

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Advanced cancer causes anorexia (decreased appetite) and the patient may loose weight and...

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Hi Doctor Rommstein,

I am at a turning point in my treatment and time is not my friend.Chemotherapy for now unfortunately is my only option..So my...

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Therasphere efficiency is still unproven and there is evidence on very small...

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