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epirubicin intravenous

Side Effects

List epirubicin intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with epirubicin intravenous:

Common side effects of epirubicin intravenous:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Decreased Function of Bone MarrowSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Inflammation of the EsophagusSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthSevere
  • Abnormal Urine ColorLess Severe
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of epirubicin intravenous:

  • AbscessSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • High Amount of Uric Acid in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammation of a VeinSevere
  • Kidney Disease caused by Increased Uric Acid in the BodySevere
  • Redness of Skin Following Radiation TherapySevere
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • Stomach or Intestinal UlcerSevere
  • Tissue DeathSevere
  • Discoloration of NailLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Pink EyeLess Severe
  • Skin DarkeningLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

Rare side effects of epirubicin intravenous:

  • Acute Blood Clot in an ArterySevere
  • Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Bundle Branch BlockSevere
  • ChillsSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Escape of Intravenous Medications into Surrounding TissuesSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Rapid Ventricular HeartbeatSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • ShockSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Therapy-related Acute LeukemiaSevere
  • Toxicity to the HeartSevere
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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