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Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Myleran are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of an infection, such as:


  • Signs of anemia, such as:


    • Weakness
    • Unusual fatigue
    • Pale skin
    • Shortness of breath
    • Dizziness


  • Any unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Vomiting blood
  • Chest pain
  • A persistent cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Loss of appetite or unexplained weight loss
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Swelling of the abdomen (stomach) or other areas of the body
  • Cloudy or blurry vision
  • Loss of appetite
  • Severe or persistent nausea and vomiting
  • Mouth sores
  • Extremely dry skin
  • Weakness of your muscles, which could make it difficult to move your hands, feet, or mouth
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
    • Dark urine
    • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
    • Upper-right abdominal (stomach) pain


  • Seizures
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.


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