Sorafenib Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding From The Respiratory Tract
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Depression
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Acne
  • Bone Pain
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Skin
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Levels Of The Lipase Enzyme
  • Hoarseness
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Skin Redness
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness, And Edema Or The Hands And Feet
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Low Supply Of Oxygen Rich Blood To The Heart
  • Chronic Heart Failure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dry Mouth

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Transient Ischemic Attack, A Type Of Stroke That Lasts Only A Few Minutes
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Brain Disorder Called Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
  • A Type Of Slow Growing Skin Cancer Called A Keratoacanthoma
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Infection
  • Damage To The Liver And Inflammation
  • Dehydration
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Nephrotic Syndrome, A Type Of Kidney Disorder
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Portions Of The Jaw Bone To Die From Lack Of Blood Circulation
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Inflammation Of A Hair Follicle
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Pain
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Runny Nose

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