Ixempra (ixabepilone) is used to treat advanced breast cancer. Ixempra is usually given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful treatment.  Available in 15 mg & 45 mg dosage


Manufacturer: Bristol Myers Squibb

Additional Information

How Ixempra Is Given:

Ixempra is given as an infusion into the vein (intravenous, IV).
The amount of Ixempra that you will receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer or condition you have. Your doctor will determine your exact Ixempra dosage and schedule.

Side Effects

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking ixabepilone:

More common

  • Black, tarry stools
  • body aches or pain
  • burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  • burning pain on urination
  • chest pain
  • chills
  • cough
  • difficult or labored breathing
  • ear congestion
  • fever
  • headache
  • loss of voice
  • lower back or side pain
  • nasal congestion
  • painful or difficult urination
  • pale skin
  • red, swelling, or painful skin
  • runny nose
  • scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  • shortness of breath
  • sneezing
  • sore throat
  • sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  • swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  • swollen glands
  • tightness in the chest
  • tingling of the hands and feet
  • troubled breathing with exertion
  • ulceration of the skin
  • unsteadiness or awkwardness
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusual weight gain
  • weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  • wheezing

Less common

  • Bleeding gums
  • blood in the urine or stools
  • confusion
  • decreased urination
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • fainting
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives
  • hoarseness
  • increase in heart rate
  • irritation
  • itching
  • joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  • lightheadedness
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • rapid breathing
  • rash
  • sunken eyes
  • swelling of the eyelids, face, or lips
  • thirst
  • trouble with swallowing
  • wrinkled skin

Some side effects of ixabepilone may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

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