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Can Hycamtin capsules increase your risk of infection?

Taking Hycamtin (topotecan) capsules, can increase your risk of infection. Topotecan may lower the number of your white blood cells, which raises your risk of infection. If you experience a fever, sore throat, chills, cough or painful urination while taking topotecan as part of a treatment plan for lung cancer, contact your doctor immediately.

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