Oxaliplatin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Oxaliplatin is used together with other cancer medications to treat colon and rectal cancer. Oxaliplatin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) is used to treat colon cancer. It is a part of the drug class known as Platinum-based Drugs. Eloxatin helps to slow down the growth of these cancer cells. It may be used in combination with other cancer medications.