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Some of the potential side effects of Mutamycin include hair loss, anemia, and infections. Because potentially dangerous reactions can occur with this chemotherapy drug, make sure to seek medical attention if you develop anything that doesn't seem right. Some of the serious problems can include fever, unusual bruising, and difficulty urinating.

An Introduction to Mutamycin Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Mutamycin® (mitomycin) can cause side effects. In fact, most people will experience some type of reaction to this drug, and some side effects can be quite significant. Talk to your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this medicine.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Mutamycin. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Possible Side Effects of Mutamycin

For many medications, the prescribing information carefully explains the exact percentage of side effects that were seen in clinical trials. However, the prescribing information for most older medicines, including Mutamycin, includes only vague information on potential side effects, with no detail on how frequently they occur. Therefore, it can be difficult to know exactly how common the side effects of such medications may be.
 
Some of the possible Mutamycin side effects include but are not limited to:
    
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