ROMIDEPSIN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • abnormal heart electrical signals

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

  • low levels of white blood cells
  • fever
  • low energy
  • taste impairment
  • decreased appetite
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • dehydration
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • pneumonia
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • trouble breathing
  • chest pain
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • cellulitis

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

  • low amount of albumin proteins in the blood
  • low blood pressure
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • constipation
  • itching
  • chills
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • headache
  • high blood sugar
  • intense abdominal pain
  • fast heartbeat

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • a clot in the lung
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • supraventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • reactivation of Epstein-Barr virus infection
  • sepsis
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

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

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