Arsenic trioxide is used to treat a type of leukemia.
Common side effects include
Inform your doctor if any of the following occurs:
Talk to your doctor before taking Arsenic Trioxide:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist the medicines you are taking including vitamins, natural products and supplements. There are no restrictions on your food or drink while you are receiving this drug.
Arsenic trioxide is given as an infusion into a vein over a period of time as ordered by your doctor.
Call your doctor to find out what to do
If you overdose on this medicine, inform your doctor immediately.
This is a cytotoxic drug and requires precautions to avoid cytotoxic exposure. This drug will be prepared by the pharmacist in a controlled environment.
Any unused drug should be disposed as cytotoxic waste or in accordance with local requirements. Please talk to your pharmacist if you have any questions about disposal of this drug.