Tarceva Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Infection
  • Rash
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Skin
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Dry And Inflamed Cornea And Conjunctiva Of Eyes
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Pink Eye

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Increased Number Of Eyelashes
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Renal Failure In Patients With Serious Liver Disease
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Heart Attack
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Hole In The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Liver Failure
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Muscle Problems
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Ulcer Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease
  • Skin Darkening

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