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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Diarrhoea Diarrhoea very common, 0% - 66.7% x x x x x
Gastrointestinal disorder Gastrointestinal disorder very common, 32.7% x x x
Mediastinal disorder Mediastinal disorder common, 28.2% x x x
Dermatitis Rash very common, 0% - 68.9% x x x x x
Dermatitis x
Rash Rash very common, 0% - 68.9% x x x x x
Eruption x
Malnutrition Malnutrition very common x x x
Hepatobiliary disease Hepatobiliary disease very common x x
Dry skin Dry skin very common, 0% - 29.2% x x x x x
Nausea Nausea rare — 0% - 23.6% x x x x x
Skin disorder Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue very common, 4.6% x x x
Acne Acne 0% - 32.5% x x
Urethral disorder Urinary tract disorder common, 12.8% x x x
Urinary tract disorder Urinary tract disorder common, 12.8% x x x
Vomiting Vomiting rare — 0% - 19.8% x x x x x
Alanine aminotransferase increased Alanine aminotransferase increased 0.98% - 23.6% x x
Stomatitis Stomatitis 0% - 8% x x x x
Mouth ulceration 1% x x
Malaise Feeling sick rare, very common x
Decreased appetite Anorexia 0% - 18.9% x x x x x
Appetite absent common x
Aspartate aminotransferase increased Aspartate aminotransferase increased 0.98% - 22.6% x x
Pruritus Pruritus common — 0% - 35.8% x x x x x
Alopecia Alopecia common, 1-10% x x x x
Dehydration Dehydration common x x x x
Eye disorder Eye disorder common x x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased common x x x x
Haemoptysis Haemoptysis common x
Haemorrhage Haemorrhage common x
Haemoglobin Haemorrhage common x
Gastric ulcer Gastric ulcer common x
Dry mouth Dry mouth common x x x
Tenderness Tenderness common x
Ocular hyperaemia Eye redness common x
Dry eye Dry eye common x x x
Oral pain Sore mouth common x
Angiopathy Angiopathy common, 4.8% x x x
Nervous system disorder Nervous system disorder 4.5% x
Pain Pain rare, 0.877% - 16% x x
Haematuria Haematuria 0% - 6% x x x x x
Blepharitis Blepharitis 0.877% - 5.66% x x x x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain 2.91% - 7.55% x x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain 2.91% - 7.55% x x
Asthenia Asthenia common, 0% - 10.4% x x x x x
Fatigue x
Weight decreased Weight decreased 1.94% - 5.66% x x x
Nail disorder Nail disorder 0% - 8.49% x x x x
Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis 0.98% - 9.43% x x x x x
Amblyopia Amblyopia 2% x
Oedema peripheral Oedema peripheral 2% x x x
Epistaxis Epistaxis common, 0% - 11.3% x x x x x
Dermatitis exfoliative Dermatitis exfoliative 0% - 8.49% x x
Interstitial lung disease Interstitial lung disease 0.3 -2% - 1.3% x x x x x
Interstitial pneumonia 0% - 3% x x
Mouth ulceration Mouth ulceration 1% x x
Rash pustular Vesiculobullous rash 1% x
Rash pustular x x x
Dermatitis bullous Vesiculobullous rash 1% x
Dyspnoea Dyspnoea 0% - 3% x x x
Corneal erosion Corneal erosion 1% x x x x x
Keratitis Keratitis 0.12% x x
Erythema multiforme Erythema multiforme 0.1% x x x x x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome x x x
Pancreatitis Pancreatitis rare, 0.1% x x x x x
Toxic epidermal necrolysis Necrolysis epidermal 0.1% x
Toxic epidermal necrolysis x x x x
Angioedema Angioedema 0.01% x x x x x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity very rare x x x x
Urticaria Urticaria very rare, 0.01% x x x x x
Nettle rash very rare x
Lip swelling Lip swelling very rare x
Anaemia Anaemia x
Arrhythmia Arrhythmia x
Atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation x x
Bundle branch block Bundle branch block x x
Infection Infection x
Constipation Constipation x x
Cough Cough x x
Cystitis Cystitis x
Bladder pain Cystitis x
Cystitis noninfective Cystitis x
Fatigue Fatigue x
Cardiac disorder Cardiac disorder x
Hepatitis Hepatitis x x x
Hypokalaemia Hypokalaemia x x
Hypoproteinaemia Hypoproteinaemia 0% - 3% x
Hypotension Hypotension x
Ischaemia Ischaemia x
Melaena Melaena x
Paronychia Paronychia x
Pleural effusion Pleural effusion x
Pneumonia Pneumonia 0% - 3% x x
Proteinuria Proteinuria x x
Protein urine present Proteinuria x x
Anorectal disorder Rectal disorder x x
Seborrhoeic dermatitis Seborrhoeic dermatitis 0% - 5.83% x x
Shock Shock 0% - 4% x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome Stevens-Johnson syndrome x x x
Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia x x
Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis x
Ulcer Ulcer x
Hepatic failure Hepatic failure x x
Cystitis haemorrhagic Cystitis haemorrhagic x x
Scrotal oedema Scrotal oedema 0% - 3% x x
Gastrointestinal perforation Gastrointestinal perforation x x
Pulmonary haemorrhage Pulmonary haemorrhage 0% - 4% x
Hypomagnesaemia Hypomagnesaemia x
Eye pain Eye pain x
Electrocardiogram QT prolonged Electrocardiogram QT prolonged x
Electrocardiogram QT corrected interval prolonged x
Skin fissures Skin fissures x x
Hypoxia Hypoxia 0% - 3% x
Cutaneous vasculitis Cutaneous vasculitis x x
Sinus arrhythmia Sinoatrial node dysfunction x
Alveolitis Alveolitis x
Cancer pain Cancer pain x
Drug interaction Drug interaction x
Febrile neutropenia Febrile neutropenia x
Infestation Infestation NOS x
Pulmonary toxicity Pulmonary toxicity x
Respiratory failure Respiratory failure x


Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.


Side effects:36
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

gefitinib / gefitinib

Side effects:48


Side effects:44
Source:BC Cancer


Side effects:89
Source:Health Canada

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