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Often used for:
Leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, lung cancer, solid tumors, brain tumors
Vinorelbine is a type of chemotherapy. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cells. It is usually used in combination with other medicines.
Your child will have regular blood draws to check blood counts and liver and kidney function.
Vinorelbine can cause tissue damage or blisters if it leaks from the vein. Tell your care team if there is skin irritation or burning at the IV site.
Given as a liquid into a vein by IV or injection
Not all patients who take vinorelbine will have these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all symptoms or side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Some treatment may cause medical problems that continue or develop months or years after therapy ends. These may include:
Be sure to discuss all questions and instructions with your doctor or pharmacist.