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Side effect(s) of Ramucirumab

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

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, stomach bleeding, pain and swelling of mouth sores, loss of appetite

Blood: High blood pressure, low levels of albumin, sodium, platelets, and neutrophils in blood, fluid accumulation in the hands or feet

Respiratory: Nosebleeds

Skin: Redness, swelling or skin blisters, thick skin on hands or soles of the feet, skin peeling, sensitivity to touch

Others: Headache, excessive tiredness, an excess quantity of protein in the urine, increased tear secretion



Other Precautions :  Check the contents of ramucirumab vials or the dilution mixture for the presence of any particles or discoloration before giving it to the patient. If any such changes are seen, discard the solution.

Breastfeeding should be stopped during ramucirumab therapy. Women who wish to have children in future must store their eggs in an egg bank as ramucirumab can affect the fertility status of women.

Drug Name : Ramucirumab

Ramucirumab is used to treat stomach cancer or cancer at the junction of the stomach and esophagus, colorectal cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer in patients with advanced cancer or cancer that has migrated to other body parts.
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