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If you are receiving chemotherapy treatment with Tabloid and experience fever, unexplained bruising, or blood in the urine, contact your healthcare provider right away. Serious problems can occur with this medication, so it is important to know which reactions require immediate medical treatment. Some of the other possible side effects of Tabloid include anemia, nausea, and vomiting.

An Introduction to Tabloid Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Tabloid® (thioguanine) can cause side effects. In fact, most people will experience some type of reaction to this drug, and some side effects can be quite significant. Talk to your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this medicine.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Tabloid. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Possible Side Effects With Tabloid

For many medications, the prescribing information carefully explains the exact percentage of side effects that were seen in clinical trials. However, the prescribing information for almost all older medications, including Tabloid, includes only vague information on possible side effects, without any specific details on how frequently the side effects might occur. Therefore, it can be difficult to know exactly how common the side effects of such medications may be.
Some of the possible Tabloid side effects include but are not limited to:
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