Afatinib 40 mg Xovoltib Tablets are to be consumed orally on prescription of a doctor. It is a targeted type of biological therapy that works by Tyrosine kinase inhibition.
Afatinib 40 mg Xovoltib Tablets are used for treating cancers with abnormal EGFR genes such as :metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) genes.
This is not a full list of all side effects that may occur with this drug. Please seek medical advice from your doctor about if you experience serious side effects and they become overtly bothersome. Also, it is must to talk to your doctor if you see symptoms of easy bleeding tendencies, Jaundice,heart problems, breathing problems, blurring of vision, increased sensitivity to light or infections (especially related to urine tract or around finger or toe nails) developing in your body.
Drug allergies are quite common and might occur as a result of reaction to active ingredients as well as inactive ingredients. The most common side effects of allergies are: itching, rashes, hives, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, dizziness and loose motions.
Common side effects
- Upset stomach, indigestion and bloating
- Nausea and vomiting
- Dryness and itchiness of skin
- Muscle cramps and irregular heartbeat which indicate low levels of Potassium in blood
You must always inform your doctor of pharmacist about your past and present drug allergies or other allergies before taking this medication. Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.
Before using Afatinib 40 mg Xovoltib Tablets, inform your doctor or pharmacist regarding relevant medical history, especially that related to bleeding tendency,heart diseases, lung and liver ailments.