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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.

Major Side Effects

If any of the following side effects occur while taking samarium sm 153 lexidronam, check with your doctor immediately:

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

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking samarium sm 153 lexidronam, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Less common:
  • Irregular heartbeat

Minor Side Effects

Some samarium sm 153 lexidronam side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

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

It is possible that some side effects of samarium sm 153 lexidronam may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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