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    Side Effects

    List irinotecan intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with irinotecan intravenous:

    Common side effects of irinotecan intravenous:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • DiarrheaSevere
    • FeverSevere
    • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthSevere
    • Severe DiarrheaSevere
    • Severely Decreased Activity of the Bone MarrowSevere
    • Visible Water RetentionSevere
    • CoughLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Hair LossLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • PainLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of irinotecan intravenous:

    • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
    • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
    • Decreased Pupil SizeSevere
    • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • Sepsis Caused by BacteriaSevere
    • Slow HeartbeatSevere
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • ChillsLess Severe
    • Excess Movement of the IntestinesLess Severe
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • Excessive Watery EyesLess Severe
    • Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
    • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe

    Rare side effects of irinotecan intravenous:

    • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
    • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Disease of Inadequate Blood Flow to the Heart MuscleSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
    • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
    • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
    • Fluid Accumulation Around the EyeLess Severe
    • HivesLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe

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