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Serious Side Effects

Some Eloxatin side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an allergic reaction or an infusion reaction (a reaction that happens while receiving or soon after your dose), such as:
    • Rash
    • Flushing of the face
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Dizziness or fainting
    • Swelling of the mouth, tongue, face, lips, or throat
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
    • Sudden cough
    • Sweating
    • Chest pain
  • Signs of nerve problems, such as:
    • Extreme sensitivity to cold temperatures and objects
    • Problems breathing or swallowing
    • Chest pressure
    • Unusual feelings in the tongue
    • Difficulty talking
    • Jaw tightness
    • Numbness, tingling, pricking, pain, or burning sensations in the hands, feet, mouth, or throat
    • Difficulty walking or doing other activities
  • Severe skin problems, such as:
    • Rash
    • Peeling
    • Severely dry skin
    • Redness
    • Swelling
  • Persistent or severe redness, swelling, pain, or bleeding at the site of the injection
  • Sores, blisters, pain, or swelling in the mouth
  • Any signs of a serious brain problem known as reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy, such as:
  • Signs of infection, such as:
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Aches and pains
    • Coughing
    • Sore throat
    • Painful urination
  • Warmth, redness, swelling, or pain in one or both legs
  • Persistent diarrhea or vomiting
  • Signs of dehydration, such as:
    • Thirst
    • Dry mouth and lips
    • Lightheadedness
    • Less frequent urination
  • Problems breathing, shortness of breath, or a new or worse cough
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Unusual tiredness, lack of energy, or dizziness
  • Blood in the stool (which may appear as black, tarry stools)
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice).
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