Antineoplastics
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
Answers

What are Antineoplastics?

Possible side effects include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Mild hair loss
  • Headache
  • Mouth sores
  • Reduced immune function and increased risk of infection

More serious problems may include:

  • Blood problems
  • Kidney problems
  • Stomach or liver problems
  • Cancer Lung Inflammation

Note: Methotrexate should not be taken:

  • By women who are pregnant or nursing
  • By men who want to get their partner pregnant (methotrexate gets into sperm)
  • With alcohol
  • With non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) pain medications
 
Share