What To Think About
Gemcitabine should be administered only under the supervision of a Reference medical oncologist Opens New Window.
You may not be able to become pregnant or father a child after taking this medicine. Discuss fertility with your doctor before starting treatment.
Gemcitabine can cause birth defects. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant or to father a child while you are taking it.
Do not breast-feed while you are using gemcitabine.
Do not use this medicine if you have:
- Kidney or liver disease.
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|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology