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Side effect(s) of Vindesine

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

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, constipation, difficulty in swallowing

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, mood changes, numbness or tingling sensation in the hands and feet, loss of balance

Respiratory: Sore throat, nosebleeds, tightness of the chest, breathing difficulty

Skin: Rashes, hair loss, pain and swelling at the site of injection

Others: Fever, infertility, muscle pain, abnormal blood cell count, weakness, fluctuations in blood pressure, hearing loss

Other Precautions : Patients must be advised not to take immunizations with live vaccines such as BCG, rubella, mumps, measles, and yellow fever vaccine during vindesine treatment and for at least six months after the last dose of vindesine.

Extreme caution is required to avoid the contact of vindesine into the eye or the skin. After such contact flush the eye or wash the affected area thoroughly with water or saline.

The unused diluted solution of vindesine should be returned to the pharmacy for safe and legal disposal to avoid accidental contamination.

Drug Name : Vindesine

Vindesine is used to treat several cancers such as leukemias, lymphomas, and some solid cancers such as breast cancer and lung tumor. Vindesine is a cytotoxic drug that belongs to the group of vinca alkaloids.
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