GLEOSTINE 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 function of bone marrow
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells

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

  • nausea
  • vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • a toxic effect on the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • temporary blindness
  • optic atrophy, a form of nerve damage in the eye
  • kidney failure
  • decreased kidney function
  • abnormal liver function tests

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

  • confusion
  • hair loss
  • loss of muscle coordination
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • low energy and weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • acute leukemia
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • myelodysplastic syndrome, a bone marrow disorder
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

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