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Vincasar PFS Side Effects

If you are receiving Vincasar PFS, be aware that this chemotherapy drug often causes side effects, such as hair loss, decreased appetite, and vomiting. Although there may be ways to help prevent or lessen reactions to this drug, some problems are potentially dangerous and require immediate medical treatment, such as severe constipation, muscle weakness, and pain in your jaw.

 

An Introduction to Vincasar PFS Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Vincasar PFS® (vincristine sulfate) 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 Vincasar PFS. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Common Side Effects With Vincasar PFS

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 Vincasar PFS, 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 reactions to such medications may be.
 
Some of the possible Vincasar PFS side effects may include:
   
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