What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Raltitrexed?

(ral ti TREX ed)

• This medicine is used to treat colorectal cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Use birth control that you can trust during treatment and for 6 months after treatment ends.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Risk of infection. Avoid people with infections, colds, or flu.

• Anemia, low white blood cell count, and low platelet count can rarely occur.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent...