Altretamine Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 29, 2020.
Commonly reported side effects of altretamine include: peripheral neuropathy, anemia, and nausea and vomiting. Other side effects include: leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to altretamine: oral capsules
Experience of Supervising Clinician
- Use only under the supervision of a clinician experienced in therapy with antineoplastic agents.1
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to altretamine: oral capsule
Very common (10% or more): Anemia (33%)
Common (1% to 10%): Thrombocytopenia, leukopenia[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Nausea and vomiting (33%)
Common (1% to 10%): Increased alkaline phosphatase[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Peripheral sensory neuropathy (31%)
Common (1% to 10%): Seizures
Common (1% to 10%): Increased BUN, increased serum creatinine[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anorexia[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fatigue[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hepatic toxicity[Ref]
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1. "Product Information. Hexalen Capsules (altretamine)." US Bioscience, West Conshohoken, PA.
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