Dosing InformationThe dose of Afinitor your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The condition being treated
- How you respond to Afinitor
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Afinitor Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of AfinitorJust like any medicine, Afinitor may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Afinitor include but are not limited to:
- Mouth ulcers
- Inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract
- A rash
- Swelling of the arms, hands, legs, ankles, feet, or other parts of the body.
(Click Afinitor Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsAfinitor may react with a number of other medicines (see Afinitor Drug Interactions).