Side effect(s) of Amsacrine

Review the side-effects of Amsacrine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Fatigue (tiredness), sore mouth and throat, loss of fertility, absence of menstrual period, decrease in the number of healthy white blood cells, red blood cells or platelets in the blood.

- Hair loss, abdominal pain, pain and swelling at injection site, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, infections, convulsions, disturbances in liver function, jaundice, acute kidney failure, blood in the urine, abnormal heart beats, heart failure or heart attack.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Amsacrine

Amsacrine(Amsidine) generic is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for malignant lymphoma and acute adult lymphoblastic leukemia. It is usually given in combination with other chemotherapy drugs.

Trade Names for Amsacrine

International :

Amsidine, m-AMSA, AMSA P-D , Amsidyl,Amsine, Amekrin, Lamasine