GENERIC NAME: DACARBAZINE - INJECTION (duh-KAR-buh-zeen)
BRAND NAME(S): DTIC-Dome
WARNING: This medication may often cause serious blood disorders (decreased bone marrow function leading to a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets). These effects can cause anemia, lower your body's ability to fight an infection, and increase your risk of bleeding. Dacarbazine may also cause rare but serious liver problems. These side effects may rarely be life-threatening. Your doctor will monitor you closely while you are receiving this medication.
Tell your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following symptoms: unusual tiredness, pale skin, easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, persistent sore throat), persistent nausea/vomiting, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, stomach/abdominal pain.
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