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sorafenib

Side Effects

List sorafenib side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with sorafenib:

Common side effects of sorafenib:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • Bleeding from the Respiratory TractSevere
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • HemorrhageSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Low Amount of Phosphate in the BloodSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • High Blood Levels of the Lipase EnzymeLess Severe
  • HoarsenessLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetLess Severe
  • Painful, Red or Swollen MouthLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness and Edema of Hands and FeetLess Severe
  • Trouble BreathingLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of sorafenib:

  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Disease of Inadequate Blood Flow to the Heart MuscleSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Dry MouthLess Severe

Rare side effects of sorafenib:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Aseptic Necrosis of Jaw BoneSevere
  • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Extreme Loss of Body WaterSevere
  • Extremely High Blood PressureSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Inflammation of the GallbladderSevere
  • Kidney FailureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Liver FailureSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Grade Cancerous Growth of the SkinSevere
  • Lung Tissue ProblemsSevere
  • Nephrotic SyndromeSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Transient Ischemic AttackSevere
  • Underactive ThyroidSevere
  • Burning StomachLess Severe
  • Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the EsophagusLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • Elevation of Proteins in the UrineLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Inflammation of a Hair FollicleLess Severe
  • Overactive Thyroid GlandLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
  • Runny NoseLess Severe

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