Cytarabine (PF) 500 Mg Solution For Injection Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Infection
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • Increased Uric Acid In The Body Resulting In Kidney Disease
  • Numbness And Tingling

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Bone Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Fever
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Itching
  • Skin Discoloration

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