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Gemcitabine Safety Information and Side Effects

Gemcitabine Safety Information



Nausea ( 222 reports)    ➢ More

Nausea, Vomiting, Retching, Diarrhoea

This case suggests a potential Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride Nausea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 88-year-old patient from IT (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): lung adenocarcinoma and used Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride (dosage: NA) starting Jan 22, 2014. Soon after starting Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Retching
  • Diarrhoea
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Nausea, may still occur.

Anaemia ( 193 reports)    ➢ More

Tumour Lysis Syndrome, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Anaemia, Hypercalcaemia, Hyperuricaemia, Liver Disorder, Renal Disorder

Adverse event was reported on Mar 10, 2014 by a Female taking Gemcitabine (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: JP , 59 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gemcitabine side effects: tumour lysis syndrome, depressed level of consciousness, anaemia, hypercalcaemia, hyperuricaemia, liver disorder, renal disorder. The patient was hospitalized.

Dyspnoea ( 187 reports)    ➢ More

Thrombotic Microangiopathy, Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome, Oedema Peripheral, Dyspnoea, Haemodialysis

This Dyspnoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 73-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): cholangiocarcinoma,metastasis.On NS a consumer started treatment with Gemcitabine (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Gemcitabine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathy
  • Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Dyspnoea
  • Haemodialysis
Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dyspnoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Pneumonia ( 179 reports)    ➢ More

Dyspnoea, Asthenia, Pneumonia, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Bronchitis, Anaemia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A case of a 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Gemcitabine Hydrochloride (dosage: NA) starting Jan 09, 2014. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Asthenia
  • Pneumonia
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive
  • Bronchitis
  • Anaemia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Gemcitabine Hydrochloride could cause Pneumonia and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

Vomiting ( 177 reports)    ➢ More

Nausea, Vomiting, Retching, Diarrhoea

on Mar 04, 2014 a male from IT , 88 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gemcitabine side effects: nausea, vomiting, retching, diarrhoea. Gemcitabine/gemcitabine Hydrochloride dosage: NA.

Common Gemcitabine Side Effects

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Nausea (222)
Anaemia (193)
Dyspnoea (187)
Pneumonia (179)
Vomiting (177)
Pyrexia (172)
Thrombocytopenia (171)
Dehydration (146)
Neutropenia (145)
Diarrhoea (132)
Asthenia (124)
Abdominal Pain (119)
Fatigue (113)
Disease Progression (109)
Haemoglobin Decreased (108)
Renal Failure Acute (107)
Pulmonary Embolism (93)
Malignant Neoplasm Progression (89)
Febrile Neutropenia (88)
Pleural Effusion (87)
Oedema Peripheral (83)
Interstitial Lung Disease (81)
Platelet Count Decreased (76)
Death (69)
Sepsis (69)
Constipation (68)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (66)
Pancytopenia (63)
Thrombotic Microangiopathy (63)
Off Label Use (60)
Confusional State (59)
Leukopenia (59)
Neutropenic Sepsis (57)
Malaise (56)
Hypertension (55)
White Blood Cell Count Decreased (52)
Infection (50)
Pain (50)
Renal Failure (49)
Hypotension (48)
Ascites (47)
Neutrophil Count Decreased (47)
Rash (45)
Chills (44)
Decreased Appetite (43)
Dizziness (42)
Chest Pain (41)
Cellulitis (39)
Headache (39)
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (38)

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