Possible side effects

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Serious side effects previously untreated CLL/SLL patients need to be aware of

Side effects can be managed with your healthcare provider. Each person responds differently to VENCLEXTA. Side effects are a real possibility, and some can be very serious. These include:

Some people may experience other side effects.

Common side effects

Common side effects that occurred with VENCLEXTA when used in combination with GAZYVA or rituximab or alone include:

Low white blood cell counts
Low platelet counts
Low red blood cell counts
Upper respiratory tract infection
Muscle and joint pain
Swelling of arms, legs, hands, and feet

Your healthcare provider may delay or decrease your dose or stop treatment if you have side effects. Don’t stop or change your dose unless directed by your healthcare provider.

VENCLEXTA may cause fertility problems in males. This may affect your ability to father a child. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have concerns about fertility.

These are not all the possible side effects of VENCLEXTA. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.

Helpful tips

It's important to take care of yourself while on treatment. The activities below can help you practice a healthy lifestyle:

Therapeutic massage

Check with your healthcare provider before practicing any of the above activities.

Because the VENCLEXTA regimens are taken for a fixed amount of time, there is no additional VENCLEXTA regimen exposure after completing treatment

Prepare to have a more open and informed conversation with your doctor.

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