fludarabine side effects

fludarabine side effects Fludarabine injection may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • mouth sores
  • hair loss
  • numbness, burning, pain, or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  • muscle or joint pain
  • headache
  • depression
  • sleep problems

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms or those listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section, call your doctor immediately:

  • chest pain or discomfort
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • hearing loss
  • pain along the side of the body
  • swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • rash
  • hives
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • peeling or blistering skin

Fludarabine injection may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while receiving this medication.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch) or by phone (1-800-332-1088).

In case of emergency/overdose

In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline at 1-800-222-1222. Information is also available online at https://www.poisonhelp.org/help. If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can’t be awakened, immediately call emergency services at 911.

Symptoms of overdose may include:

  • unusual bruising or bleeding
  • fever, chills, cough, sore throat, or other signs of infection
  • delayed blindness
  • coma

fludarabine side effects

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