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Afinitor 10mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Afinitor 10 MG Description

Afinitor Tablet is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used in the treatment of cancers of the breast, kidney, pancreas, etc. It is also used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients. It contains

everolimus as its main component.


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ContainsEverolimus(10.0 Mg)
UsesKidney cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, prevent organ rejection in transplant patients
Side effectsHeadache, fever, nausea
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Uses of Afinitor 10 MG

  • For the treatment of kidney cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer
  • For prevention of organ rejection in transplant patients

Contraindications of Afinitor 10 MG

If you are allergic to everolimus, similar medicines (sirolimus, temsirolimus) or any other ingredients of Afinitor Tablet

Side effects of Afinitor 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Chills
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Rash
  • Joint pain
  • Infection
  • Anaemia
  • High blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Afinitor 10 MG



Can I take Afinitor Tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy as limited safety data is available. Please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Afinitor Tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding should be avoided during treatment & for about 2 weeks after discontinuing treatment.


Can I drive if I have consumed Afinitor Tablet?
This medicine may cause tiredness, caution is needed while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Afinitor Tablet?
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems
  • You have diabetes
  • You are scheduled to receive any vaccination
  • Your blood cholesterol levels are high
  • You recently had a major surgery
  • You had or are about to receive radiotherapy
  • You have any infection or had hepatitis B
  • You experience any unusual side effects
  • This medicine should not be used in patients below 18 years old

Mode of Action of Afinitor 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Everolimus works by reducing the blood supply to the tumour, thus slowing down the growth & spread of cancer cells.

Directions for Use of Afinitor 10 MG

  • Afinitor Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Afinitor 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Afinitor Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, psychiatric illnesses, HIV infection, bacterial or fungal infection, tuberculosis, high blood pressure, fits or are taking painkillers, ...
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Interactions with food items

  • Avoid grapefruit while on treatment.

Storage and disposal of Afinitor 10 MG

  • Afinitor Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Afinitor 10 MG


  • If you think you have taken too much of Afinitor Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Afinitor Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the misse...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the composition of Afinitor Tablet?

A: Afinitor Tablet contains everolimus as its active component.
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Last Updated on: 02 Mar 2023 | 11:07 AM (IST)
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