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Side effect(s) of Osimertinib


Review the side-effects of Osimertinib as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
The most common side effects of Osimertinib tablets are diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

  Skin:
Dry skin, mouth sores, rashes, itching, redness, tenderness, pain, swelling of the skin, brittleness of nails, shedding of nails

  Lab abnormalities:
High levels of magnesium, Abnormal levels of red blood cells, platelets, lymphocytes, and neutrophils, low levels of sodium and potassium

  Others:
Tiredness, decreased appetite, cough, back pain.

Other Precautions :

Caution is needed in patients who had a history of lung, heart and eye diseases who are prescribed osimertinib tablets.

Consult your doctor right away if you have any worsening symptoms like chest pain, eye pain, shortness of breath, cough, or fever while taking osimertinib.

Drug Name : Osimertinib

FDA approved osimertinib tablets to use as a first-line treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has spread to other body parts and where the tumor has specific gene mutations confirmed by an FDA-approved test.


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