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Side effect(s) of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel

Read the side effects of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, decreased appetite

Nervous system: Encephalopathy, fatigue(tiredness), headache, tremors, dizziness or lightheadedness

Cardiovascular: Cardiac arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm), hypotension or low blood pressure tachycardia (increased heart rate)

Respiratory: Cough

Others: Cytokine release syndrome (symptoms include fever, chills, fatigue, nausea, low blood pressure), febrile neutropenia (low blood count) infections, hypoxia (low levels of oxygen in the body)

Lab monitoring: Blood tests should be done to monitor the cell counts.

Inform your doctor immediately in case of side effects like fever (100.4F/38C or higher), difficulty breathing, chills, confusion, dizziness or lightheadedness, severe nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, fast or irregular heartbeat, severe fatigue or weakness.

Other Precautions : Axicabtagene is not recommended for women who are pregnant.

Breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before using axicabtagene.

Sexually active females of reproductive age group should have a pregnancy test before starting treatment with axicabtagene.

Inform your healthcare provider that you received axicabtagene and show them your axicabtagene patient wallet card.

Drug Name : Axicabtagene Ciloleucel

Axicabtagene is used for the treatment of cancer called B-cell lymphoma (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) that is resistant to other kinds of therapy in adults.
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