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Side effect(s) of Brigatinib

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

Common: Nausea, diarrhea , fatigue or tiredness, headache, cough



Gastrointestinal: Constipation , pain in the abdomen, vomiting, loss of appetite, raised levels of the pancreatic enzymes amylase and lipase

Cardiovascular: Decreased heartrate, prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time, high blood pressure

Central nervous system: Lack of sleep, peripheral neuropathy, headache

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing, cough, interstitial lung disease/pneumonitis, pneumonia

Musculoskeletal: Muscle pain, back pain, joint pain, pain in the extremity

Skin: Exfoliative rashes, itching, pustular rashes, acneiform dermatitis

Eyes: Blurred vision, double vision, reduced visual acuity



Others: Anemia, lymphopenia, fever, urosepsis, increased level of liver enzymes, increase in creatinine phosphokinase, high blood glucose levels, fever, allergic reaction



Other Precautions :  Women of child-bearing age should be advised to use non-hormonal birth control methods for at least 4 months and men are advised to use a condom for at least 3 months after the last dose of brigatinib. Brigatinib treatment may be associated with infertility.
It is necessary to advise patients to report to their physician if they experience unusual muscle pain or muscle tenderness or weakness.

Drug Name : Brigatinib

Brigatinib generic Brigatinib is an anticancer drug which is prescribed to treat patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for patients who have progressed with or experience side effects with crizotinib , another drug used to treat the cancer.
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