What is Arsenic Trioxide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Trisenox


See also: Trisenox

Arsenic trioxide is the generic name for the brand name medication Trisenox. It is used intravenously and in combination with other medications in the treatment of certain leukemias, usually acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 5
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Arsenic Trioxide

Side effect Patients
Skin pain 1
Whole body joint ache 1

Why patients stopped taking Arsenic Trioxide

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
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Stopped taking Arsenic Trioxide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 4
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 4
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