What is Chemotherapy Side Effects?

Chemotherapy side effects occur during cancer treatment. Side effects can be unpleasant and often times medications are given to counter the side effects. Chemotherapy side effects can be toxic and cause damage.

Treatment for chemotherapy side effects include taking medications to block the effects. A common drug class used to treat chemotherapy side effects are chemoprotectants.

Popular Chemotherapy Side Effects Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Chemoprotectants 177 See Prices
Folate Analogues 1,245 See Prices
Antiemetics 8,076 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Chemotherapy Side Effects Drug Classes

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