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Prescribing Information for TOMUDEX® (raltitrexed) and adverse event reporting information can be found at the bottom of the page.

TOMUDEX (raltitrexed) is indicated for use as a palliative treatment of advanced colorectal cancer where 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and folinic acid based regimens are either not tolerated or inappropriate1


TOMUDEX (raltitrexed)
Consider TOMUDEX where 5-FU or folinic acid based regimens are not tolerated or inappropriate1

This may include patients who have cardiotoxicity associated with fluoropyrimidine based treatments2. Click here to learn more about TOMUDEX as an option for these patients. 
 

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Raltitrexed must only be given by or under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in cancer chemotherapy, and in the management of chemotherapy-related toxicity. Patients undergoing therapy should be subject to appropriate supervision so that signs of possible toxic effects or adverse reactions (particuarly diarrhoea) may be detected and treated promptly1.


References:

  1. TOMUDEX® Summary of Product Characteristics
  2. Kelly C. Bhuva N et al. European Journal of Cancer 2013; 49:2303-2310


 

Prescribing Information

TOMUDEX:

TOMUDEX® (raltitrexed) 2 mg powder for solution for infusion – Prescribing Information Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: 1 vial £148.75
 

OXALIPLATIN:

Oxaliplatin Vial 50mg/10ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: 1 vial £156.75
Oxaliplatin Vial 100mg/20ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: 1 vial £313.50
Oxaliplatin Vial 200mg/40ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: 1 vial £627.00
Oxaliplatin 5mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion - Prescribing Information 


FLUOROURACIL:

Fluorouracil Vial 500mg/20ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: £64.00
Fluorouracil Vial 25mg/ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: £32.00
Fluorouracil 25mg/ml Injection - Prescribing Information

Fluorouracil Vial 50mg/ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: £64.00
Fluorouracil Vial 500mg/10ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: £32.00
Fluorouracil Vial 2.5g/50ml Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Price: £32.00
Fluorouracil 50mg/ml Injection - Prescribing Information



 

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