Who have Wasting with Afinitor - from FDA reports


Wasting is found among people who take Afinitor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Neuroendocrine tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,445 people who have side effects when taking Afinitor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 07, 2019

27,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Afinitor.
Among them, 14 people (0.05%) have Wasting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Afinitor cause Wasting?

Time on Afinitor when people have Wasting *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Wasting when taking Afinitor *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Wasting when taking Afinitor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 5 people, 35.71%
  2. Pain: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Gastric Disorder (disease of stomach): 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Cardiac Disorder: 2 people, 14.29%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 7.14%
  6. Renal Neoplasm (kidney tumour): 1 person, 7.14%
  7. Renal Cell Carcinoma (a kidney cancer): 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer): 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 1 person, 7.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 3 people, 21.43%
  2. Metoclopramide: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Aromasin: 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Lenvima: 2 people, 14.29%
  5. Lasix: 2 people, 14.29%
  6. Oxycontin: 2 people, 14.29%
  7. Flomax: 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Levaquin: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Lescol: 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Lantus: 1 person, 7.14%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 6 people, 42.86%
  2. Weight Decreased: 6 people, 42.86%
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 5 people, 35.71%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 5 people, 35.71%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 35.71%
  6. Weakness: 4 people, 28.57%
  7. Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back): 4 people, 28.57%
  8. Injection Site Pain: 4 people, 28.57%
  9. Gait Disturbance: 4 people, 28.57%
  10. Death: 3 people, 21.43%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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