1 Inflammatory reaction with increased flow of blood and swelling in the region of the rumors is seen occasionally with usual subcutaneous injection. This passes off in a few hours.
2 Slight increase in body temperature occurs which is desirable as a curative process.
3 Transient increase in the neutrophil component of white blood cell count, which persists for some hours.
4 Immune stimulation as a whole and consequent inhibition of tumours development which lead to :
⤑ Improvement in the general condition.
⤑ Increased appetite.
⤑ Gain in weight.
⤑ Improve sleep.
⤑ Decrease in fatigue and depression.
⤑ Stimulation of urinary and bowel functions.
⤑ Reduction of disappearance of pain.
5 Increase tolerance to irradiation and/or chemotherapy.
6 Relief of pain & subjective improvement in patient are most striking even in advanced stages of cancer and in spite of the progressive course of the tumour.
7 Very rarely oral suspension (varumin) causes diarrhea.