Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet is an antineoplastic chemotherapy drug that contains Everolimus, which is an m-TOR kinase inhibitor. It acts as an immunosuppressant used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants and in treating several cancers.



Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet has been proved to be instrumental for the following,

  • Treatment of Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma

  • Treatment of breast cancer in post-menstrual women.

  • Treating pancreatic cancer

  • Treating Renal Angiomyolipoma  

  • To prevent rejection in organ transplant patients.

  • Treatment of advanced neuroendocrine tumors

It has been studied extensively for its anticancer properties and is widely used for the same.


How does the Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet work?

mTOR kinase is an essential enzyme required for cell growth, by inhibiting this enzyme prevents cancerous cells from spreading. 

It also reduces blood supply to the cancer cells, thereby slowing their growth and spread. It targets the infected cancer cells, reducing unwanted damage to other healthy cells.

In organ transplant patients, it reduces the body’s immune response, aiding the body to accept the new organ. 


Side Effects

Side effects of Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet include,

  • Weakness

  • Sinus Inflammation

  • Infection

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Fatigue

  • Inflammation of the mouth

  • Infection in the ear

  • Diarrhea

In most cases, the side effects are mild and go away as your body gets acclimated to the drug.


Risks to consider

If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding mother, let your doctor know before taking Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet.

Avoid driving immediately after taking your dose, as it may cause fatigue and hamper your driving abilities.

Patients with existing liver disease or other issues must inform the doctor before taking these.

Experts also advise avoiding getting live vaccinations while on the course.



Dosage of Afinitor 10 Mg Tablet depends on the severity of your disease and other factors. Your doctor should assess all of these and prescribe the correct dosage.

Do not alter the dosage yourself, and always consume the medicine at the same time. You may take it with or without food.


Afinitor 10 mg Tablet


Everolimus (10mg)

Manufactured By

Novartis India Ltd


30 tablet


Anti cancer drug