Afinitor is used in the treatment of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer and kidney cancer.
How it Works
Afinitor is known as an immunosuppressant. Afinitor works by blocking the action of certain blood cells in the immune system that may cause the body to reject the transplanted organ.Afinitor helps Prevent organ rejection after a kidney or liver transplant in certain patients. Afinitor is used with other medicines. Afinitor works by blocking the action of a certain protein inside cells. This protein controls the signals to the cell to make it grow, so by stopping it using Afinitor from working properly, this stops cancer cells from growing and increasing in number.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Afinitor may suffer from such side effects; Weakness, Fatigue, Stomatitis, Otitis media, Diarrhoea, Sinus inflammation, Infection, Fever, Cough