Tykerb Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Erythrodysesthesia Or Tingling, Pain, Redness, And Edema In The Hands And Feet
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Inflammation And Infection Of Nail Cuticle
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash Resembling Acne
  • Dry Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Nosebleed
  • Pain
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Excessive Diarrhea
  • Left Ventricular Heart Failure
  • Liver Damage
  • Lung Tissue Problem
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

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