Does Oxaliplatin Cause Fever?
Most people who receive oxaliplatin (Eloxatin®) will develop some type of side effect from the chemotherapy drug. But does oxaliplatin cause fever?
If you are undergoing chemotherapy treatment with oxaliplatin and develop a fever, contact your healthcare provider right away, as this is a potentially serious sign of an infection. Other signs of an infection can include:
- Aches and pains
- Sore throat.
(Click Oxaliplatin Side Effects for more information on other potentially serious side effects with this drug that require immediate medical attention.)