- 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 Eloxatin Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of EloxatinJust like other chemotherapy medicines, Eloxatin can cause side effects, some of which can be severe. In fact, most people will experience some type of side effect during treatment. Talk to your healthcare provider about strategies to prevent or treat side effects you may experience. Common side effects of Eloxatin include but are not limited to:
- Nerve problems, which could cause symptoms such as:
- Sensitivity to the cold
- Numbness, tingling, or burning in the hands, feet, mouth, or throat (see Nerve Problems With Eloxatin)
- Decreased blood counts
- Nausea and vomiting
- Mouth sores.
(Click Eloxatin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsEloxatin may react with a number of other medicines (see Eloxatin Drug Interactions).