Vemurafenib Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Diarrhea
  • Discolored Spots And Small Elevations Of The Skin
  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Keratoacanthoma
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Throwing Up

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Cough
  • Dry Skin
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hair Loss
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Non-Cancerous Finger-Like Growth Of The Skin
  • Pain In Arms Or Legs
  • Rash
  • Roughened Red Patches Of Skin Due To Sun Exposure
  • Thickening Of The Outer Horny Layer Of The Skin

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Arthritis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Constipation
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Skin Condition Marked By Red And Painful Nodules
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness And Edema Of Hands And Feet
  • Vasculitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of A Hair Follicle
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Taste Problems

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Blockage Or Closing Off Of Blood Vessel In Retina Of Eye
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hepatitis
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Iris - The Colored Part Of The Eyeball
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Progression Of Cancer With The RAS Mutation
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Radiation Sickness
  • Renal Tubular Necrosis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Mouth
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Facial Nerve Disorder
  • Panniculitis
  • Plantar Fascial Fibromatosis
  • Sensitive To Light

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