VINBLASTINE SULFATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • anemia
  • low levels of white blood cells

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

  • constipation
  • hair loss

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • increased uric acid in the body resulting in kidney disease
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • damage to the skin and tissue around the injection site
  • peripheral nerve inflammation

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

  • decreased blood platelets
  • muscle pain
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • depression
  • toxicity to the nerve that controls hearing
  • hearing loss
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • abnormal heart electrical signals
  • a stroke
  • bronchospasm
  • worsening of a peptic ulcer
  • inflammation of the large intestine with bleeding
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • blood coming from anus
  • blistering of the skin
  • seizures
  • trouble breathing

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

  • throat irritation
  • pain in the jaw area
  • bone pain
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • headache
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
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