Jevtana Safety

A look at some of the potential side effects

JEVTANA may cause serious side effects. Review possible side effects together with your healthcare team. Your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist will be able to give you a better idea of what side effects you may experience and can support you during your treatment with JEVTANA.

Tip: Share with your nurses how you feel. They can be a great resource and often have a deep understanding of side effects and how to manage them.

The most common side effects of JEVTANA include:

  • Low red blood cell count (anemia). Low red blood cell count is common with JEVTANA, but can sometimes also be serious. Your healthcare provider will regularly check your red blood cell count. Symptoms of anemia include shortness of breath and tiredness.
  • Low blood platelet count. Low platelet count is common with JEVTANA, but can sometimes also be serious. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any unusual bruising or bleeding.
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • tiredness
  • weakness
  • vomiting
  • blood in urine
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • back pain
  • stomach (abdominal) pain
  • JEVTANA may cause fertility problems in males. This may affect your ability to father a child. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have concerns about fertility.

If you have any side effects, including the side effects listed above while on JEVTANA, be sure to inform your healthcare provider right away. There may be steps you and your healthcare provider can take to help lessen or manage symptoms that appear while on treatment with JEVTANA.

These are not all the possible side effects of JEVTANA. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Did you know?

JEVTANA may affect not just cancerous cells, but also some healthy cells in your body. This may cause side effects. Before you start JEVTANA, talk to your healthcare provider about potential side effects. There are ways for your healthcare team to help address certain serious side effects, including low white blood cell count, severe allergic reactions, severe stomach and intestine problems, and kidney failure.