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Gliadel Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Gliadel are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
 
  • Seizures
  • Paralysis or weakness on one side of the body or face
  • Problems with coordination or balance
  • Changes in vision
  • Signs of a blood clot in the lung, such as:
 
    • Sudden shortness of breath
    • Coughing
    • Chest pain
 
  • Signs of infection, such as:
 
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Aches and pains
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Cough
 
 
    • Severe headache
    • Stiff neck
    • Fever
    • Chills
 
  • Changes in personality, emotions, or mood
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
 
    • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Pale stool
    • Upper-right abdominal (stomach) pain
 
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning sensations
  • Changes in vision
  • Difficulty walking, talking, or speaking
  • Severe headache
  • Confusion
  • Swelling of the hands, legs, ankles, feet, or face
  • Opening of your surgical wound, or slow healing of it or other wounds
  • Unexplained bleeding
  • Signs of a blood clot, such as:
 
    • Redness
    • Swelling
    • Pain
    • Tenderness in a leg.
 
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