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People who have non-small cell lung cancer may receive a chemotherapy drug called vinorelbine. This prescription medicine is derived from the Madagascar periwinkle plant, and works by preventing cancer cells from growing and dividing. It is given as an injection into a vein once a week. Side effects are common with this product and may include loss of energy, nausea, and anemia.
- A decrease in white blood cells
- An increase in certain liver enzymes
- Loss of strength and energy.