EVEROLIMUS Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • pneumonia
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • trouble breathing
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a sore throat
  • a common cold
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • a nail disorder
  • acne
  • joint pain
  • fever
  • low energy
  • taste impairment
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • nosebleed
  • diarrhea
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • diabetes
  • dehydration
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • depression
  • high blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • erythrodysesthesia or tingling, pain, redness, and edema in the hands and feet
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • aggressive behavior
  • accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the eyelid
  • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
  • hemorrhoids
  • pain in the jaw area
  • dry mouth
  • irritation of the mouth
  • constipation
  • urinary tract infection
  • absence of menstrual periods
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • itching
  • hair loss
  • dry skin
  • backache
  • muscle spasm
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • chills
  • visible water retention
  • difficulty swallowing
  • runny nose
  • generalized weakness
  • increased secretion of luteinizing hormone
  • increased secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone
  • broken nails
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection by Mycobacteria
  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with bacteria
  • a systemic inflammatory response called sepsis due to an infection with fungus
  • an infection due to a virus
  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • pneumonia with a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • an infection due to a protozoa organism
  • a clot in the lung
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • heart failure
  • a blood clot in an artery
  • a blood clot
  • blood clot in a deep vein of the extremities
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • gallstones
  • inflammation of the gallbladder
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • acute kidney failure
  • impaired wound healing
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • malignant lymphoma
  • lung tissue problem
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • lymphedema, or swelling due to blockage of lymph nodes
  • skin cancer
  • a clot in the kidney after a kidney transplant
  • sepsis
  • a form of chronic pain called complex regional pain syndrome, type I
  • radiation recall syndrome
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • absence of sperm in semen
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