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Complications such as bleeding problems or seizures may occur if someone receives too much Folotyn (pralatrexate). However, the specific effects will depend on how much of the drug was used and other factors. Treating this type of overdose may involve administering a certain medication that can help minimize and reverse the overdose effects.
Can You Receive Too Much Folotyn?Folotyn® (pralatrexate) is a prescription medication used to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, usually after other medicines have been tried and failed. As with most medicines, it is possible to use too much Folotyn. The specific effects of an overdose can vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Folotyn dosage and whether it was combined with any other medications or substances.
- Dangerously low blood cell counts, which could cause:
- Serious anemia
- Mouth sores