What are the possible side effects of BELEODAQ?1

BELEODAQ may cause serious side effects, including:

  • Low blood cell counts. Your doctor will do blood tests to check your blood counts during your treatment with BELEODAQ.
    • Low platelet counts can cause unusual bleeding or bruising under your skin.
    • Low red blood cell counts may make you feel weak, tired, or you get tired easily, you look pale, or you feel short of breath.
    • Low white blood cell counts can cause you to get infections, which may be serious.
  • Serious infections. People receiving BELEODAQ may develop serious infections that can sometimes lead to death. You may have a greater risk of life-threatening infections if you have had chemotherapy in the past. Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms of an infection: fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, shortness of breath, burning with urination, muscle aches, or worsening skin problems.
  • Liver problems. BELEODAQ may cause liver problems which can lead to death. Your doctor will do blood tests during your treatment with BELEODAQ to check for liver problems. Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms of liver problems: yellowing of the skin or the white part of your eyes (jaundice), dark urine, itching, or pain in the right upper stomach area.
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS). TLS is caused by a fast breakdown of cancer cells. Your doctor will check you for TLS during treatment with BELEODAQ.
  • Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are common with BELEODAQ and can sometimes be serious. Tell your doctor if you develop nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Your doctor may prescribe medicines to help prevent or treat these side effects.

Common side effects of BELEODAQ include:1

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Low red blood cell count