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Table 9 Types of adverse drug reactions in cervical cancer patients (n = 81)

From: Assessment of drug therapy problems among patients with cervical cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya

Types of adverse drug reaction Frequency Percent
Vomiting 40 49.4
Nausea 24 29.6
Leucopoenia 18 22.2
Dizziness 13 16.0
Diarrhoea 10 12.3
Abdominal cramp & bloating 8 9.9
Neutropenia 8 9.9
Tinnitus 5 6.2
Low haemoglobin 4 4.9
constipation 3 3.7
thrombocytopenia 1 1.2
Othersa 15 18.5
  1. aOthers include hypokalemia, skin rash, oesophageal irritation, bleeding, fatigue, loss of appetite