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Samarium sm 153 lexidronam Side Effects

Applies to samarium sm 153 lexidronam: intravenous injectable, intravenous solution

Along with its needed effects, samarium sm 153 lexidronam may cause some unwanted effects. Blood problems, such as a decrease in the number of white blood cells or platelets, may occur in some patients using samarium Sm 153 lexidronam.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking samarium sm 153 lexidronam:

More common
  • Black, tarry stools
  • blood in urine or stools
  • cough or hoarseness
  • fever or chills
  • lower back or side pain
  • painful or difficult urination
  • pinpoint red spots on skin
  • unusual bleeding or bruising

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking samarium sm 153 lexidronam:

Less common
  • Irregular heartbeat

Some side effects of samarium sm 153 lexidronam may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common
  • Increase in bone pain (transient)
  • nausea and vomiting

Some side effects of samarium sm 153 lexidronam may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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