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Side effect(s) of Pentostatin

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

Heart - Bleeding, low blood pressure, chest pain, abnormal heart rhythm, fast or slow heart rate, heart arrest, heart failure, high blood pressure, vein inflammation, blood clot, sinus arrest.

Central Nervous System - Fatigue, headache, neurologic disorder, weakness, anxiety, confusion, depression, dizziness, sleeplessness, nervousness, tingling, drowsiness, abnormal thinking, incoordination, convulsions, speech disorder, emotional lability, hallucination, hostility, inflammation of a nerve, paralysis, syncope, twitching.

Skin - Rash, itching, sweating, skin disorder, dry skin, hives, pimples, hair loss, photosensitivity.

ENT - Abnormal vision, deafness, dry eyes, ear pain, tear disorder, photophobia, ringing in the ear, watery eyes.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, mouth infection, dental abnormalities, indigestion, flatulence, gum inflammation, constipation, difficulty in swallowing, tongue inflammation, ileus, unusual taste.

Genitourinary - Abnormal kidney function, absence of a menstrual period, breast lump, decreased libido, gout, impotence, kidney failure, kidney stone.

Blood-Lymphatic - Decrease in white blood cells and platelets, anemia.

Liver - Liver disorder, elevated LFTs.

Hypersensitivity - Allergic reaction.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle pain, joint pain, joint inflammation.

Respiratory - Coughing or increased cough, upper respiratory tract infection, difficulty in breathing, nose inflammation, asthma.

Miscellaneous - Fever, chills, pain, viral infection, chest pain, death, face swelling, swelling in the extremities, flu-like symptoms and hangover effect.



Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Pentostatin

Pentostatin(Nipent) generic is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer. It prevents the growth of cancer cells.
More Info about Pentostatin

International : 

Nipent
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