Side effect(s) of Ceritinib

Read the side effects of Ceritinib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gastrointestinal: Stomach pain, loose stools, nausea, vomiting, constipation, indigestion, irritation of food pipe by stomach acid, loss of appetite

Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, abnormal weakness, fever

Cardiovascular: Abnormal heart rhythm, swelling of the sac surrounding the heart

Respiratory: Cough, pneumonitis, breathing difficulty, chest pain

Skin: Rashes, itching

Lab abnormalities: High blood sugar level, alterations of liver enzymes, lipase, creatinine levels, low levels of hemoglobin, platelets, and neutrophils

Others: Weight loss, muscle pain, back pain

Other Precautions :  Do not get immunized with live vaccines during the treatment with ceritinib and for at least six months after taking the last dose of ceritinib because the vaccine will not offer full protection if given during ceritinib treatment.

Avoid contact with people who have taken live vaccines such as rotavirus, polio or typhoid vaccine or wear protective gloves while handling their soiled clothing.
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