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    What is Tasigna used for?

    Tasinga is used to treat newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome–positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase (CP). It is used to stop or slow the growth of cancer cells. Tasinga is used in adults and children at least one year of age. It may however affect growth and development of children. Doctor’s may consider this if other treatments have not proven effective. Do not share this medication with others as this may not be an effective treatment if not approved by a doctor.
    Nilotinib Hydrochloride (tasigna)

    Tasigna Information

    How to Use Tasigna?

    Before taking Tasigna for the first time carefully read the drug information provided for instructions on what side effects include. If you are unsure how to take it or how often, contact your medical professional or pharmacist to clarify.

    Avoid grapefruit juice and grapefruit adjacent products as this can increase your risk of side effects. It is usually taken orally on an empty stomach twice a day in 12 hour intervals. The pill should not be chewed, split or crushed unless directed by your doctor.

    If you are unable to swallow the capsule whole, you are able to mix it with applesauce and liquids. You should drink plenty of water while talking this and time your dose while considering other medications and meals. They can impact absorption.

    Tasigna Drug Interactions

    The following drugs are known to interact with Tasigna. This is not an exhaustive list of all possible drug interactions. It is important to disclose all your current medications, (including prescription medications and herbal products) with your doctor to prevent allergic reactions or adverse interactions. They may have to determine if the interaction is worth the benefit of using both drugs or if your therapeutic plan needs to be changed.

    • Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic
    • Donepezil
    • Ozanimod
    • Pimozide
    • Iloperidone
    • Ranolazine
    • Lofexidine
    • Mitotane
    • Ibutilide
    • Levofloxacin
    • Cobicistat
    • Nortriptyline
    • Alfuzosin
    • Warfarin
    • Boceprevir
    • Clozapine
    • Triclabendazole
    • Tolvaptan
    • Omeprazole
    • Telaprevir
    • Poliovirus Vaccine, Live
    • Mifepristone
    • Salmeterol
    • Pentamidine
    • Eslicarbazepine Acetate
    • Bosutinib
    • Probucol
    • Deutetrabenazine
    • Aripiprazole
    • Selpercatinib
    • Pipamperone
    • Sulpiride
    • Encorafenib
    • Ceritinib
    • Clomipramine
    • Chlorpromazine
    • Mizolastine
    • Apomorphine
    • Osilodrostat
    • Carbamazepine
    • Amisulpride
    • Sotalol
    • Diltiazem
    • Halofantrine
    • Trifluoperazine
    • Sertraline
    • Rifabutin
    • Dexlansoprazole
    • Tramadol
    • Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic

    What are Side Effects of Tasigna?

    Tasigna Has known side effects. This is not a complete list and includes frequently reported adverse events. If you experience any signs and symptoms of serious side effects when taking Tasigna, talk to your doctor or emergency care.

    Report side effects with Tasigna to your doctor. If you find them unmanageable call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

    • sneezing
    • Pain or swelling of the treated skin
    • numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
    • stomach pain or tenderness
    • burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas
    • pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
    • bleeding gums
    • trouble sleeping
    • no blood pressure
    • ear congestion
    • feeling cold
    • painful or difficult urination
    • lower back or side pain
    • confusion
    • white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
    • flushed, dry skin
    • diarrhea
    • tightness in the chest
    • swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
    • tremor
    • unusual tiredness or weakness
    • pale skin
    • blood in the urine or stools
    • joint pain or swelling
    • cough
    • fever
    • blurred vision
    • bone pain
    • clay-colored stools
    • decreased appetite
    • loss of voice
    • sore throat
    • Bladder pain
    • hoarseness
    • rapid, shallow breathing
    • ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
    • muscle aches, cramps, or pain
    • no pulse
    • lack or loss of strength
    • difficulty with moving
    • Black, tarry stools
    • swelling or puffiness of the face
    • faster heart rhythm
    • increased urination
    • unusual bleeding or bruising
    • trouble swallowing
    • rapid weight gain
    • pus at the root of the hair
    • weight changes
    • troubled breathing with exertion
    • muscle spasms
    • Leg pain or arm pain
    • frequent urge to urinate
    • loss of appetite
    • dizziness
    • Back pain
    • stuffy or runny nose
    • increased hunger
    • bloody or cloudy urine
    • chills
    • pinpoint red spots on the skin
    • unexplained weight loss
    • numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or lips
    • cough producing mucus
    • no breathing
    • dark urine
    • sensitivity to heat
    • irregular heartbeat, recurrent
    • dry mouth
    • nausea
    • fruit-like breath odor
    • yellow eyes or skin
    • difficult or labored breathing
    • itching, skin rash
    • muscle stiffness
    • trembling
    • nervousness
    • slowed heartbeat
    • weakness and heaviness of the legs
    • dry skin and hair
    • loss of consciousness
    • constipation
    • increased thirst
    • sweating
    • fainting
    • seizures
    • body aches or pain
    • headache
    • Decreased urine output
    • depressed mood
    • tender, swollen glands in the neck
    • hair loss
    • muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face

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