What is the purpose of Everolimus Tablets?
Everolimus Tablets are used to treat advanced (late-stage) cancers and noncancerous tumors such as kidney and breast cancer, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA, a brain tumor), fever renal angiomyolipoma (kidney tumor), tuberous TSC, immunization (transverse sclerosis complex) and neuroendocrine tumors of the.
Is everolimus treatment for cancer?
Everolimus is a chemotherapeutic medication used to treat cancer. This drug is called an “mTOR kinase inhibitor.”
Can you use everolimus for a long time?
Everolimus is normally taken once a day for as long as it is effective or until it causes unacceptable side effects. It is intended to be used as a long-term remedy. The average treatment time in clinical studies was around 24.0 weeks (range one week to almost 200 weeks)
What are the adverse effects of 5mg everolimus tablets?
- Face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet bloating or edoema.
- nose bleeding
- Pain or tightness in the chest.
- weight reduction
- breathing that is rough or hard
- swallowing difficulties
- an overall feeling of unease or disease
Are Everolimus Tablets associated with weight loss?
Diarrhea, nausea vomiting, decreased appetite, weight loss, taste changes, nosebleeds, dry skin, dizziness, and headache are all possible side effects. Tell your doctor or drug specialist immediately assuming any of these secondary effects persevere or decline. Pain or sores in the mouth and throat are possible side effects.
When you stop taking Everolimus Tablets, what happens?
Do not get any vaccinations (vaccines) while you are taking everolimus or after you stop taking it without your doctor’s permission. Everolimus may weaken your body’s resistance, making the vaccine less effective or causing you to contract the infection that the vaccine is supposed to prevent.
Are Everolimus Tablets taken with food?
Follow your doctor’s instructions for taking AFINITOR® (everolimus) Tablets. If necessary, your doctor may adjust your AFINITOR dose or tell you to temporarily stop taking it. Take AFINITOR at about the same time every day. AFINITOR should be taken the same way every time, with or without food.
Everolimus is a type of therapy.
Everolimus belongs to the kinase inhibitor class of drugs. Everolimus works by preventing cancer cells from proliferating and reducing the cancer cells’ blood supply. Everolimus reduces transplant rejection by lowering immune system activity.