NERLYNX Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diarrhea
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • indigestion
  • urinary tract infection
  • dry skin
  • muscle spasm
  • low energy
  • a skin rash
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal bloating
  • intense abdominal pain

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • dehydration
  • a groove in the skin
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dry mouth
  • dizziness
  • nosebleed

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • kidney failure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the lips
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • a sore tongue
  • inflammation and infection of nail cuticle
  • skin inflammation
  • itching
  • discoloration of nail
  • a skin rash resembling acne
  • broken nails
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