FOLFOXIRI is a chemotherapy regimen of several different drugs and leucovorin. It is typically given through injection or IV into a port in your chest.
FOL = Leucovorin Calcium (Folinic Acid)
F = Fluorouracil
OX = Oxaliplatin
IRI = Irinotecan
Common Side Effects
- Risk of Infection
- Hair loss or thinning
- Mouth sores
- Hand-Foot Syndrome – peeling skin on your hands or feet, pain, tenderness, redness, swelling, blistering
- Peripheral Neuropathy – numbness, burning, and tingling in the hands or feet from nerve damage, cold sensitivity in extremities and mouth. Cannot drink anything cold.