Nausea, Numbness, Pain in extremity, Rash, Loss of sense of taste, Anxiety, Blurred vision, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Abdominal bloating, Constipation, Increased blood pressure, Decreased blood pressure, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhoea, Disorientation (alteration of mental status), Dry skin, Skin redness, Decreased red blood cell count, Eye infection, Facial blushing, Fever, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Generalised swelling, Headache, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Itching, Decreased white blood cell count, Lightheadedness, Loss of appetite, Loss of consciousness, Mood swings, Mouth ulcer, Muscle pain, Bone pain, Nose bleed, Respiratory tract infection, Fungal infection, Restlessness, Agitation, Painful rash, Shivering, Dry mouth, Sore mouth, Stomach pain, Tingling sensation, Burning sensation, Vertigo, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue, Weight loss, Liver dysfunction, Renal dysfunction
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is bortezomib a chemotherapy/hormonal drug/ cytotoxic?
Bortezomib is not a hormone. It is a chemotherapy/ cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of cancers including multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma
Q. How does bortezomib work?
Bortezomib belongs to the class of drugs called a proteasome inhibitor. It acts by blocking the action of proteasome, and affects the growth of cancerous (actively growing) cells
Q. Is bortezomib FDA approved?
Yes, bortezomib is approved by FDA
Q. Is bortezomib dialyzable?
Yes, bortezomib is dialyzable
Q. Is bortezomib toxic?
Bortezomib can cause toxic effects if not given in appropriate dose although not everybody gets them
Q. Does bortezomib cause constipation?
Bortezomib may cause side effects such as constipation.