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Side effect(s) of Enasidenib

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

Common: Increased level of bilirubin, reduced calcium or potassium levels in blood, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

Gastrointestinal: Loss of appetite, stomach pain

Cardiovascular: Irregular heart rhythm

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing, hypoxia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pulmonary edema (fluid accumulation in the lung), lung failure

Blood: Differentiation syndrome, non-infectious leucocytosis

Skin: Yellowish coloration of the skin, rashes, itching, blistering or peeling of the skin

Others: Fever, jaundice, weight loss, tumor lysis syndrome, taste disturbances, increased blood uric acid levels, reduced phosphorous levels in the blood

Other Precautions : • Do not stop taking or alter the dose without physician’s advice.
• Drink plenty of water or any other fluids as advised while on enasidenib treatment.
• Women of childbearing age should take a pregnancy test before enasidenib therapy and can continue the treatment only if the test shows negative.
• Call for emergency help if the victim is not breathing or collapsed.

Drug Name : Enasidenib

Enasidenib generic Enasidenib is an isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 inhibitor. It is prescribed to treat acute myeloid leukemia in adult patients who have not responded to treatment or relapsed following treatment and are positive for isocitrate dehydrogenase-2 mutation as detected by an FDA approved test. Acute myeloid leukemia is a type of cancer that that arises from the white blood cells. Enasidenib works by either reducing or blocking the growth of the cancer cells.
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