Read the side effects of Irinotecan as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Central Nervous System
Dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, weakness, headache, lightheadedness, confusion, dizziness and discomfort.
Constipation, gas, increased salivation, indigestion, loss of appetite, mouth sores, nausea, stomach pain/cramps, dehydration and diarrhea.
Hair loss, sweating, redness or swelling at the injection site.
Back pain, numbness of an arm or leg, one-sided weakness, pain in the groin or lower legs.
Cough, flushing, tearing, weight loss, chest pain, fainting, fever, chills and shortness of breath.
Other Precautions :
*Avoid use of laxatives because of the risk of increased diarrhea.