Cytoxan Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Reduction In The Body's Resistance To Infection
  • An Infection
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Darkening Of The Skin
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Discoloration Of Nail
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Irregular Periods
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Disorder With Excess Antidiuretic Hormone Called Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • An Increase In Uric Acid Due To Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Anemia
  • Damage To The Kidneys
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder With Hemorrhage

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Absence Of Sperm In Semen
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Clotting Disorder Called Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • A Type Of Brain Disorder Called Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Abnormal Bleed In The Heart Muscle
  • An Enlarged Liver
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cancer Of The Bladder
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Failure
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, A Condition That Affects The Kidney And The Blood
  • Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease, A Type Of Liver Disease
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Impaired Wound Healing
  • Inadequate Blood Flow In The Extremities
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Itching
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Pericardial Tamponade, A Disorder Of The Heart
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Scleroderma, Hardening And Tightening Of The Skin And Connective Tissues
  • Seizures
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness, And Edema Or The Hands And Feet
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Distorted Sense Of Smell Called Parosmia
  • Constipation
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Pink Eye
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Taste Impairment
  • Water Retention

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