Oxaliplatin Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Anemia
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Disorder Of Nerve
  • Joint Pain
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness And Edema Of Hands And Feet
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Sensations Of The Skin
  • Backache
  • Chills
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Taste Problems
  • Throat Irritation
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bronchospasm
  • Depression
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Infection
  • Low Amount Of Albumin Proteins In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excessive Watery Eyes
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Frequent Urination
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Hiccups
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Nosebleed
  • Rash
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Brain-Capillary Leak Syndrome
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Cranial Nerve Palsy
  • Decrease In The Sharpness Of Vision
  • Dysarthria
  • Electric Shock-Like Sensation Down Back On Bending Neck
  • Excess Body Acid
  • Giant Hives
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Level Of Granulocytes In The Blood
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Microscopic Blood-Filled Cavities In The Liver
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Poor Vision
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Seizures
  • Severe Diarrhea
  • Shock Caused By A Severe Bacterial Infection
  • Stomach Or Intestine Blockage
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Syndrome Characterized By Anemia And Renal Failure
  • Twitching
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Visual Field Defect
  • Weak Reflexes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Numbness

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