Potential Side Effects From Chemotherapy for Multiple Myeloma
Chemotherapy affects both normal cells and cancer cells. Side effects depend on the type and amount of drugs you take. Here are some common side effects that people with multiple myeloma have when they take chemotherapy. Ask your doctor which ones are the most likely to happen to you.
nausea and vomiting
Serious side effects such as bleeding or infection may also occur.
If you take corticosteroid drugs such as prednisone or dexamethasone, you could have these side effects.
Ask your doctor or nurse for tips on easing these side effects. Many may go away when treatment ends.