Afatinib Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Skin
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Inflammation And Infection Of Nail Cuticle
  • Itching
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Rash
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Skin Rash Resembling Acne
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Depression Of The Function Of The Heart
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Severe Diarrhea
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness And Edema Of Hands And Feet

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Inflammation Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sepsis Caused By Bacteria
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Low Energy

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