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Tarceva

Side Effects

List Tarceva side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Tarceva:

Common side effects of Tarceva:

  • InfectionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dry EyeLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Tarceva:

  • Drying and Inflammation of Cornea and Conjunctiva of EyesSevere
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthSevere
  • Pink EyeSevere
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Increased Number of EyelashesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe

Rare side effects of Tarceva:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Acute Renal Failure in Patients with Serious Liver DiseaseSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • Hole in the Cornea of the EyeSevere
  • Inflammation of the Large IntestineSevere
  • Inflammation of the Skin with BlistersSevere
  • Inflammation of the Uvea of the EyeSevere
  • Kidney DiseaseSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Ulcer of the Cornea of the EyeSevere
  • X-Ray Results showing Lung Tissue ChangesSevere
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Fingernail and/or Toenail DiseaseLess Severe
  • Skin DarkeningLess Severe

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