Can someone tell us how long with they take to clear up or are they there until she stops taking it
Sometimes the mouth ulcers will come and go while a person is on chemotherapy. At certain times the persons immunity is at the lowest, with low white blood cell count and neutrophils, and that's more when they tend to get mouth ulcers. Once the counts start coming up the mouth ulcers should resolve. They may resurface again when the counts go down.
Afinitor (everolimus) is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body.
Afinitor is used to treat certain types of kidney cancer, breast cancer, or brain tumor. Afinitor is usually given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful treatment.
Afinitor is also used to treat non-cancerous (benign) kidney tumors, and certain types of advanced or progressive tumors of the pancreas.
Afinitor is also used to treat advanced hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative breast cancer in combination with Aromasin (exemestane).
Afinitor Disperz is used to treat a certain type of brain tumor in children.
- Afinitor Information for Consumers
- Afinitor Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Afinitor (detailed)
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