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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Sipuleucel-T?

(si pu LOO sel tee)

• This medicine is used to treat prostate cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had a stroke, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flu-like symptoms. These include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and sweating. You may be given medicine before this shot to prevent these symptoms.

• Risk of infection. Avoid people with infections, colds, or flu.

• Chills.

• Dizziness.

• Anemia.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals and frequent mouth care may help. Older children may suck hard,...