Raltitrexed or Tomudex is a colorless liquid that makes part of the group of drugs called metabolites. This drug can stop cancer cells from working properly, where it can stop them from making and repairing DNA, and so deterring them from growing and multiplying.

Side effects of raltitrexed may include:

  • A higher risk of infections
  • Fatigue
  • Problems with breathing/Tiredness/ Weakness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Bruising /Bleeding
  • Hair thinning/Hair loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Sore mouth
  • Taste change
  • Loss of fertility
  • Amenorrhea (Absence of menstrual periods)
  • Liver function changes