WHAT IS XOVOLTIB?
Xovoltib Afatinib is a prescription drug. It comes as a tablet you take by mouth. It is a type of biological therapy called a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI).
Xovoltib is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is metastatic (spread to other parts of your body besides your lungs), and has abnormal epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor genes. These abnormal genes promote the growth of cancer cells.
XOVOLTIB COMMON SIDE EFFECTS:
Mouth sores, diarrhea, pain/redness/swelling of lips, dry/itchy skin, acne, nose bleed, runny nose, and nausea/vomiting, or loss of appetite may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.