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Side effect(s) of Trametinib

Read the side effects of Trametinib as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

General: Swelling of the face, arms, legs and feet, fever, weakness, diarrhea, pain in abdomen.

Skin: Rashes, severe skin reactions, skin infections, nail disease, itching. Skin toxicity may be serious enough to require hospitalization.

Cardiovascular system: High blood pressure, cardiomyopathy (heart muscle related diseases), heart failure.

Central nervous system: Dizziness

Respiratory: Shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, lung diseases, pneumonitis, cough, nose bleed.

Blood: Anemia, low white blood cell count, bleeding.

Eye: Blurred vision, dry eyes, loss of vision, retinal vein occlusion (blockage of blood supply to the retinal vein).

Liver: Increase in liver enzymes.

Other Precautions : Do not breast feed your baby while taking trametanib.
Trametinib should be taken on an empty stomach as intake of food may delay the absorption of the drug and reduce its effectiveness.

Drug Name : Trametinib

Trametinib generic Trametinib belongs to a group of medicines called kinase inhibitors. It is prescribed for the treatment of a certain type of advanced stage skin cancer (melanoma) which has spread to other parts of the body or which cannot be treated by surgery. Trametinib is often given in combination with dabrafenib for patients with BRAF V600E or V600K mutations. It prevents the growth of cancer cells by blocking the MEK proteins which signals them to multiply.
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