Afatinib is classified as kinase inhibitors, Binds certain protein (EGFR) in some tumors, and used in treating a certain type of lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer). Binds certain protein (EGFR) in some tumors.
Possible Side Effects of Afatinib
- Mouth sores.
- Pain/redness/swelling of lips.
- Dry/itchy skin.
- Nose bleed.
- Runny nose.
- Loss of appetite.
If any of these effects persist or worsen, consult your doctor immediately.
Diarrhea is a common side effect.