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Often used for:
Hodgkin lymphoma, Sarcoma, Germ cell tumor, Other solid tumors
Germcitabine is a type of chemotherapy. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cells.
Patients will have regular blood draws to check blood counts and monitor liver and kidney function.
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Not all patients who take gemcitabine will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.