Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- High cholesterol
- An infection of any kind
- A history of hepatitis B
- Plans to receive a vaccine or will be in close contact with someone who will be receiving a vaccine
- Anemia or other blood cell problems
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Afinitor and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Afinitor and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Afinitor Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Overdose on Afinitor?It is not exactly clear what to expect from an overdose with this medication. It is important to seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on this or any other drug.
(Click Afinitor Overdose for more information.)