Nexavar Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects of Nexavar are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • A rash of any kind
  • Redness; blistering; or peeling of the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, or any other area of the skin
  • Chest pain or pressure or shortness of breath
  • Feeling lightheaded or dizzy
  • Mood changes, such as depression or low mood
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Difficulty walking or talking; weakness or numbness on one side of the body; or a sudden, severe headache
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • Vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High fever, nausea and vomiting, and severe abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Wounds or sores that do not heal or appear infected
  • An irregular, rapid, or pounding heartbeat
  • Sores or ulcers in the mouth
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Nexavar side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking this medication or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to Nexavar, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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