Side Effects of Marqibo

Just like other chemotherapy medication, Marqibo can cause side effects, some of which can be significant. Although not everyone who uses the drug will have problems, most people will experience some type of Marqibo side effect during treatment.
Common side effects of Marqibo include but are not limited to:
(Click Marqibo Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Marqibo may react with a number of other medicines (see Marqibo Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A disorder of the nerves, brain, or spinal cord, including a rare genetic condition known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) syndrome
  • Numbness, tingling, pain, or burning sensations of your skin
  • Weakness of your hands or feet
  • Difficulty walking
  • Problems picking up and holding things with your hands
  • Decreased or increased sensitivity to touch, heat, cold, or pain in your hands or feet
  • Constipation
  • Problems urinating
  • Head, face, or jaw pain
  • Decreased reflexes
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain, swelling (distention), or fullness
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain, weakness, or spasms
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Marqibo Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
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