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What side effects can this medication cause?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction:

hives
difficulty breathing
swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

fever, chills, body aches, or flu symptoms
pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding
unusual weakness
white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
skin changes or severe irritation where the needle is placed

Other less serious side effects are more likely to occur, such as:

bruising or swelling where the medicine was injected
tired feeling
headache, body pain, joint or muscle pain
mild skin rash
loss of appetite
nausea, vomiting, constipation, or stomach pain
temporary hair loss

Other side effects have also been reported. Discuss with your doctor any side effect that occurs during treatment with topotecan.

 

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Why is this medication prescribed?

Other uses for this medicine

Dosage and using this medicine

What special precautions should I follow?

What should I do if I forget a dose?

What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?

In case of an emergency/overdose

 

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