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Coadministration of 5% Glucose Solution and Dexamethasone and Oxaliplatin-Related Vascular Pain Grade: A Case Study

Yuko Okada

Sayoko Kajiume

Takoko Taniguchi

Shizue Kimoto

Yoshikazu Ogawa

Takayoshi Kiba

colorectal cancer, pain, vascular tissue, infusions, pain management
CJON 2013, 17(5), 554-555. DOI: 10.1188/13.CJON.554-555

Agents used in cancer treatment can cause many side effects in patients. Oxaliplatin is a platinum-based cytotoxic agent that is used in the treatment of colorectal cancers, and one of its potential side effects is vascular pain. The current article will discuss the coadministration of dexamethasone and its potential effect on oxaliplatin-related vascular pain.

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