Thioplan 15 mg
Thioplan is used to treat cancer. Thioplan is used before bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Thioplan may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
If you have an allergy to Thioplan or any other part of Thioplan. If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed while you take Thioplan. This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Thioplan with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
Use Thioplan as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
Thioplan is given as an infusion into a vein over a period of time. Thioplan may be given into the belly or chest cavity as a wash. Thioplan is given through a catheter into the bladder. If you get Thioplan on the skin, wash it off right away with soap and water.
Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect: Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Signs of infection like fever, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, or wound that will not heal.
Signs of bleeding like throwing up blood or throw up that looks like coffee grounds; coughing up blood; blood in the urine; black, red, or tarry stools; bleeding from the gums; vaginal bleeding that is not normal; bruises without a reason or that get bigger; or any bleeding that is very bad or that you cannot stop.
Signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes. Weakness on 1 side of the body, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, drooping on one side of the face, or blurred eyesight. Feeling very tired or weak. For women, no period. Mouth irritation or mouth sores. Trouble passing urine. Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation.
Very bad brain problems have happened with Thioplan. Sometimes, these have been deadly with high doses of Thioplan. Call your doctor right away if you feel very sleepy or confused, or if there is a change in how you act, hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there), memory problems, seizures, trouble moving around, or very bad headache.
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away: loose stools (diarrhea); headache; dizziness; hair loss; not hungry; upset stomach or throwing up; feeling tired or weak, belly pain; irritation where Thioplanis given.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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