What To Think About
Mitoxantrone may make worse any heart problems that you already have. Before you take this medicine, be sure to talk with your doctor about any heart problems you have.
Mitoxantrone may cause serious, even fatal, heart damage in some people. Frequent tests are needed to monitor heart function while taking this medicine.
Mitoxantrone can affect your ability to have children. You may not be able to become pregnant or father a child after taking mitoxantrone. Discuss fertility with your doctor before starting treatment with this drug.
Mitoxantrone can cause birth defects. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant or father a child while you are taking it.
Women who take this medicine may experience menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal dryness.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: December 17, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology