Sprycel Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Sprycel are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of infection, such as:
 
 
  • Shortness of breath or a new or worsening cough
  • Problems speaking, confusion, or a severe headache
  • Weakness or numbness of an arm or leg
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • An irregular, fast, or forcefully beating heart
  • Chest pressure or pain
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Extreme tiredness or fatigue
  • Swelling in the body or sudden weight gain
  • Severe diarrhea or diarrhea that does not go away (see Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Sprycel side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking this medication or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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