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Afinitor

everolimus
This medication guide provides information about the The Afinitor is also used to treat certain types of seizures or non-cancerous (benign) tumors of the brain or kidney in people with a genetic condition called tuberous sclerosis complex. Everolimus may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
everolimus
DRUG TYPE
mTOR inhibitors

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Frequently Asked Questions

Afinitor can cause serious and sometimes fatal side effects. Call your doctor right away if you have: signs of infection--fever, chills, skin rash, joint pain, tiredness; lung problems--cough, chest pain, wheezing, shortness of breath; kidney problems--swelling, little or no urination; or liver problems--loss of appetite, dark urine, yellowing of your skin or eyes, or upper stomach pain.

If you have ever had hepatitis B, Afinitor can cause this condition to come back or get worse.

You may be more likely to have an allergic reaction if you take an "ACE inhibitor" heart or blood pressure medication while you are taking Afinitor. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using.

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Afinitor tablet 10 mg2.5 mg5 mg7.5 mg