Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD) - Possible side effects of treatment

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What are the possible side effects of interferon?

More common signs/symptoms include:
a. Flu-like symptoms (Fever, chills, headache, dizziness, fatigue, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)
b. Irritability/depression Decreased appetite
c. Irregular heart rate
d. Decreased blood counts (red cells, white cells, and clotting cells)
e. Liver abnormalities

What are the possible side effects of 2-CdA (cladribine /leustatin)?

More common signs/symptoms include:
a. Flu-like symptoms (Fever, chills, headache, fatigue, nausea/vomiting)
b. Decreased appetite
c. Constipation
d. Low blood counts (red cells, white cells, and clotting cells)
e. Skin rash/redness/itching

Please be advised that all the information you read here is not a replacement for the advice you will get from your consultant and their team.

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