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A patient in the clinical program received an overdose of 2.5 mg/m²twice daily for 5 days. The patient presented with gastrointestinal disorders, gingival hemorrhage, alopecia, and Grade 4 thrombocytopenia and neutropenia. When SYNRIBO treatment was temporarily interrupted the gastrointestinal disorders and hemorrhagic syndrome resolved, and neutrophil values returned to within normal range. The alopecia and thrombocytopenia (Grade 1) improved, and SYNRIBO was restarted.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/20/2014
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