What are the possible side effects of cabazitaxel (Jevtana)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives, red skin rash; difficult breathing; feeling light-headed; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- fever, cough, chills, muscle aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat, rapid and shallow breathing, fainting;
- pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
- severe or ongoing diarrhea;
- trouble breathing;
- feeling very...
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What are the precautions when taking cabazitaxel injection (Jevtana)?
Before receiving cabazitaxel, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to polysorbate 80; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain other inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, blood/bone marrow disorders (such as bone marrow suppression, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia), recent/current infections.
Cabazitaxel can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Therefore, wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infection. Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as...
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