Other side effects of Navelbine are possible constipation, neuropathy which is reversible when the medication is discontinued, hair
loss ? (more thinning
rather than total hair
loss), mild incidence of nausea and
vomiting, diarrhea and mouth sores.
There are numerous other single agent drugs with good activity in metastatic breast cancer, such as Paclitaxel (Taxel), the anthracyclines doxorubicin and epirubicin, docetaxel, and gemcitabine.