LEUKERAN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • increased uric acid in the body resulting in kidney disease
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • a skin rash
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • anemia
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • liver tissue death
  • hardening of the liver
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • hives
  • fever
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • infertility
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • irregular periods
  • itching
  • nausea
  • vomiting
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