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Drug or Toxic Substance:
vinflunine
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Description

Vinflunine is a chemotherapy drug used to treat bladder cancer. It is a type of drug known as a vinca alkaloid, which works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells. It is usually given as an intravenous (IV) infusion.

Common side effects of vinflunine include nausea, vomiting, constipation, fatigue, anemia, hair loss, and low white blood cell count. Other more serious side effects include kidney problems, liver problems, and allergic reactions.

Brand names associated with vinflunine include Vinflam, Vinflam-T, and Vinflam-X.

Classifications
  • antimetabolite
  • antineoplastic
  • vinca alkaloid

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