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Side Effects of Kyprolis

Just like any chemotherapy medicine, Kyprolis can cause side effects, some of which can be significant and potentially serious. In fact, most people will experience some type of side effect during treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this drug.
Possible side effects of Kyprolis include but are not limited to:
  • Fatigue
  • Anemia (low red blood cell counts)
  • Nausea
  • Low platelet counts.
(Click Kyprolis Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Kyprolis may react with a few other medicines (see Kyprolis Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Heart problems, including congestive heart failure, heart block, or a condition known as long QT syndrome
  • Had a heart attack in the last six months
  • Had a herpes zoster (shingles) infection
  • Dehydration or have difficulty drinking enough fluids throughout the day
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Kyprolis Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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