Side effect(s) of Nintedanib

Read the side effects of Nintedanib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite

Nervous system: Headache, peripheral neuropathy, sudden numbness

Cardiovascular: Increased blood pressure, blood clots

Respiratory: Tightness of the chest, cough

Others: Abnormal levels of liver enzymes, Rashes, mucositis, itching, weight gain



Other Precautions : Women who become pregnant during the treatment with nintedanib should inform the doctor immediately.

Extreme caution is required while giving nintedanib to patients with severe kidney damage or patients who undergo dialysis.

Patients with a smoking history are advised to stop smoking before initiating the nintedanib treatment as smoking can decrease the effectiveness of nintedanib resulting in treatment failure.

There is no specific antidote for nintedanib overdose. Therefore patients must be treated with general supportive measures appropriately.
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