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SAHA, Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid
Vorinostat 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 blood glucose levels and to monitor liver and kidney function. Heart function may also be monitored.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
Not all patients who take vorinostat 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.