Side Effects of MustargenJust like any chemotherapy medicine, Mustargen can cause side effects, some of which can be significant and potentially serious. In fact, most people will experience some type of side effect during treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about ways to prevent or lessen reactions to this drug.
Common side effects of Mustargen include but are not limited to:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Decrease in blood cell counts
- Loss of fertility.
(Click Mustargen Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsMustargen may react with a few other medicines (see Mustargen Drug Interactions).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- An infection of any kind
- A tumor that has spread to your bone marrow
- Low levels of white blood cells
- Low levels of platelets
- Had radiation treatment or previous chemotherapy
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Mustargen and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Mustargen and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Mustargen Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)