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Side Effects


A single case of fatal septicemia following leukopenia was reported during clinical trials. Most severe reactions of marrow toxicity can be managed by conventional means.

A small number of patients have reported a transient increase in bone pain at 36 to 72 hours after injection. This is usually mild and self-limiting, and controllable with analgesics. A single patient reported chills and fever 12 hours after injection without long-term sequelae.

Additional postmarketing reactions include the following: hot flush.

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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/24/2014

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