The side effects of treatment for PV will depend on many factors, including the type of treatment and dosage, the age of the patient and coexisting medical conditions.
Side-effects management is important. Patients should discuss any concerns about side effects with their doctor. Most side effects are temporary and resolve when treatment is completed. For specific drug information, see the free LLS booklet Understanding Side Effects of Drug Therapy.
- Managing Side Effects
- Integrative Medicine and Complementary and Alternative Therapies
- Download lists of suggested questions to ask your doctor
- FDA drug information webpage
- Download or order The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s free information booklet, Understanding Side Effects of Drug Therapy.