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Novantrone Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some Novantrone side effects should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an infection, such as:
    • Fever
    • Aches and pains
    • Chills
    • A sore throat
    • Cough
    • Painful urination
  • Signs of anemia, such as:
    • Fatigue
    • Pale skin
    • Shortness of breath
  • Any unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Signs of heart problems, such as:
    • Sudden weight gain
    • Swelling of the legs, ankles, or feet
    • Shortness of breath
    • A rapid or pounding heartbeat
  • Reactions at the site of your injection, such as:
    • Redness
    • Pain
    • Swelling
    • Burning
    • A bluish color of the skin
  • Severe or persistent swelling, sores, or pain in the lining of the mouth or throat
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Severe or persistent nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any adverse reactions while using the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of Novantrone, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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