Irinotecan Liposomal Intravenous Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • significantly decreased activity of the bone marrow
  • anemia
  • 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
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • fever
  • visible water retention
  • diarrhea
  • excessive diarrhea
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • constipation
  • hair loss
  • dizziness
  • low energy
  • pain
  • a skin rash
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • 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
  • decreased pupil size
  • slow heartbeat
  • low blood pressure
  • pneumonia
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
  • acute kidney failure
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • excessive watery eyes
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • excessive saliva production
  • backache
  • chills
  • abdominal bloating
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a bacterial infection
  • an infection due to a virus
  • an infection due to a fungus
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • an occurrence of a blood clot in an artery
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • blood clot formation in vein
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • lung tissue problem
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • itching
  • hives
  • difficulty sleeping
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
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