CapeOx is a chemotherapy regimen of capecitabine and oxaliplatin. Capecitabine is given orally and oxaliplatin is given through injection or IV into a port in your chest.
Cape = Capecitabine
Ox = Oxaliplatin
Common Side Effects
- Loss of appetite, nausea and/or vomiting
- Mouth sores
- Pain, tenderness, redness, swelling, blistering, or peeling skin on your hands or feet (hand-foot syndrome)
- Numbness, burning, and tingling in the hands or feet from nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy), cold sensitivity in the extremities and oral cavity