Medically prescribed for – Novantrone is prescribed in conjunction with corticosteroids to provide pain relief in patients currently undergoing prostate cancer treatment or for reducing relapses and neurological disabilities in patients with secondary multiple sclerosis.
Adverse reactions experienced – Some patients taking Novantrone have experienced bleeding, fever, cough, infections, nausea, diarrhea, dypsnea, and thinning hair. In some cases, Novantrone can result in severe heart ailments, such as congestive heart failure, which can lead to complications and possibly death.
Status of drug – The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug.
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems after taking Novantrone. You also may wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.