HYCAMTIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • fever
  • pain
  • trouble breathing
  • diarrhea

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • constipation
  • hair loss
  • joint pain
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • low energy and weakness
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • pneumonia
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an earache
  • pain with menstruation
  • bone pain
  • chills
  • chest pain
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • neuropathic pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • bleeding
  • inflammation of the small and large intestine
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • itching
  • a skin rash
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • lung tissue problem
  • neutropenic colitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • pain with sexual intercourse
  • peripheral sensory nerve disorder

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