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Side effect(s) of Gilteritinib


Review the side-effects of Gilteritinib as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
1. General: Fever, edema, fatigue, eye disorders, joint pains, rash
2. Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea
3. Nervous system: Dizziness, headache
4. Respiratory: Cough, shortness of breath
5. Vascular: Hypotension
6. Raised liver enzymes, renal impairment

Other Precautions :

Caution is advised for the following group of patients:
1.Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
2.Prolonged QT Interval (an ECG abnormality)
3.Low potassium (Hypokalemia) or low magnesium ( hypomagnesemia)
4.Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
5.Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Giteritinib can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. Women should use proper contraception in this case.

Drug Name : Gilteritinib

Gilteritinib is an anticancer drug approved for treating adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML). AML is a type of blood cancer, in which the count of white blood cells increases significantly.


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