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    Side Effects

    List Afinitor side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Afinitor:

    Common side effects of Afinitor:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
    • High Blood SugarSevere
    • InfectionSevere
    • Low Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
    • Numbness and TinglingSevere
    • PneumoniaSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • AcneLess Severe
    • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • Canker SoreLess Severe
    • CoughLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Dry SkinLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • FeverLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Middle Ear InfectionLess Severe
    • NosebleedLess Severe
    • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
    • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
    • Throat PainLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Afinitor:

    • Blood Clot in a Deep VeinSevere
    • Chest PainSevere
    • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
    • DepressionSevere
    • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
    • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
    • HemorrhageSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Infection due to the Candida FungusSevere
    • Inflammation in Lungs caused by Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Tingling, Pain, Redness and Edema of Hands and FeetSevere
    • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
    • Accumulation of Fluid in the Tissues of the EyelidLess Severe
    • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
    • Break in NailLess Severe
    • CellulitisLess Severe
    • ChillsLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Dry MouthLess Severe
    • Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
    • HemorrhoidsLess Severe
    • High Amount of Fats in the BloodLess Severe
    • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe
    • Increased Secretion of Follicle-Stimulating HormoneLess Severe
    • Increased Secretion of Luteinizing HormoneLess Severe
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • Joint PainLess Severe
    • Ovarian CystLess Severe
    • Pain in the Jaw AreaLess Severe
    • Runny NoseLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Afinitor:

    • Acute Blood Clot in an ArterySevere
    • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
    • Acute Renal FailureSevere
    • BK Virus Reactivation causing Kidney ProblemsSevere
    • Blood Clot in Artery of Liver Following Liver TransplantSevere
    • Blood Clot in LungSevere
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Type ISevere
    • DiabetesSevere
    • Disease of the NervesSevere
    • GallstonesSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • Impaired Wound HealingSevere
    • Infection caused by a Protozoa OrganismSevere
    • Inflammation of the GallbladderSevere
    • Interstitial PneumonitisSevere
    • Kidney FailureSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
    • Malignant LymphomaSevere
    • Pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis Jirovecii OrganismSevere
    • Post Kidney Transplant Renal ThrombosisSevere
    • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
    • Sepsis Caused by BacteriaSevere
    • Sepsis Caused by FungusSevere
    • Skin CancerSevere
    • Absence of Spermatozoa from the Seminal FluidLess Severe
    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

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    CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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