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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 Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DiarrheaSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpSevere
  • Feeling WeakSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • Head PainSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • Loss of AppetiteSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Stomach CrampsSevere
  • Throwing UpSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • Canker SoreLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Middle Ear InfectionLess Severe
  • NosebleedLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throat PainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Afinitor:

  • Chest PainSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingSevere
  • Escape of Fluid into the LungsSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Infection due to the Candida FungusSevere
  • Inflammation in Lungs caused by Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Low Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness and Edema of Hands and FeetSevere
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
  • Accumulation of Fluid in the Tissues of the EyelidLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
  • HemorrhoidsLess Severe
  • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Rare side effects of Afinitor:

  • Acute Blood Clot in an ArterySevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole BodySevere
  • BK Virus Reactivation causing Kidney ProblemsSevere
  • Blood Clot in Artery of Liver Following Liver TransplantSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • DizzySevere
  • GallstonesSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Impaired Wound HealingSevere
  • Infection caused by a Protozoa OrganismSevere
  • Inflammation of the GallbladderSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Malignant LymphomaSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • Post Kidney Transplant Renal ThrombosisSevere
  • Presence of Fungal Microorganisms in the BloodSevere
  • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
  • Skin CancerSevere
  • Absence of Spermatozoa from the Seminal FluidLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe

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