Also known as Afinitor
Everolimus (RAD-001) is the 40-O-(2-hydroxyethyl) derivative of sirolimus and works similarly to sirolimus as an inhibitor of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR).Source: Wikipedia
Patients are most commonly prescribed everolimus to treat kidney cancer, rabies, pick disease, and blastomycosis.
Patients taking everolimus most commonly experience side effects like redness in ear, otitis media, and skin rash.
|Redness in ear|
|Coughing up sputum|
|Itching of skin|
|Itching of unknown cause|
|Urinary tract infection|
|Shortness of breath|
|Skin dryness, peeling, scaliness, or roughness|
|Muscle cramps, contractures, or spasms|
|High blood pressure|