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Oxaliplatin

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Nerve problems
  • Lung disease, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Had a previous allergic reaction to a platinum medication
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Oxaliplatin to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Oxaliplatin

The dose of oxaliplatin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on:
 
  • Your height and weight
  • How you tolerate the medication
  • Your kidney function.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Oxaliplatin Dosage for more information.)
 
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Oxaliplatin Medication Information

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