About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Side effect(s) of Gemcitabine

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

Most Common- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain/redness at the injection site and flu-like symptoms (muscle pain, fever, headache, chills and fatigue).

Blood- Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and bruising.

Liver- Change in the level of liver enzymes.

Genitourinary- Blood, urea, nitrogen (BUN) and protein in urine.

Skin- Rash and hair loss.

Central Nervous System- Drowsiness and tingling.

Respiratory- Difficulty in breathing.



Other Precautions : * The medication may result in decreased blood count level, monitor blood count regularly.
* It may cause kidney failure, monitor kidney function regularly.

Drug Name : Gemcitabine

Gemcitabine(Gemzar) generic is a nucleoside analog used in chemotherapy for treating certain types of cancer (like lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer). The medication inhibits the progress of cancer cell growth in the body.
More Info about Gemcitabine

Advertisement



Advertisement
Recommended Reading
Advertisement
Drug Price
Gemres (200 mg)

Resonance Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Biogem (1 gm)

United Biotech Pvt. Ltd.
Gemcite (200 mg)

Eli Lilly and Company (India)
Gemget

GLS Pharma Ltd.
Cytogem (200mg)

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Gemcit (200 mg)

Health Biotech Pvt Ltd
Gemtaz (1 gm)

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Gembin (1 gm)

Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Gemitrate (1400 mg)

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Cytogem (1 gm)

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
View all
This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close