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Side effect(s) of Defibrotide Injection

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

General: Fever, allergic reaction, low blood pressure.

Bleeding: Bleeding could result in symptoms like bruising of the skin, nose bleeding, or blood in the stool or urine. Bleeding in the brain can cause headache, vision problems, confusion and slurred speech.

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

Skin: Itching, skin rashes

Respiratory: Cough, pneumonia

Central Nervous System: Dizziness, light headedness.

Other Precautions :  Breast-feeding is not recommended while taking defibrotide injection as it has the possibility of causing serious side effects to the baby.

The health care provider should not use the injection if there are visible particles or discoloration.

Drug Name : Defibrotide Injection

Defibrotide Injection generic Defibrotide injection is an antithrombotic agent that is used for the treatment of hepatic veno occlusive disease (VOD) where the blood vessels inside the liver is blocked. This condition is also known as the Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome. The drug is used specifically in those patients who have kidney or lung problems following a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Defibrotide injection mainly acts by preventing the formation of blood clots.
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