Nilotinib 200 Mg Tasigna
TASIGNA® (nilotinib) is indicated for the treatment of newly diagnosed adult patients with Philadelphia chromosome–positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase (CP). The effectiveness of TASIGNA is based on major molecular response and cytogenetic response rates.
TASIGNA is indicated for the treatment of chronic phase (CP) and accelerated phase (AP) Ph+ CML in adult patients resistant to or intolerant to prior therapy that included imatinib. The effectiveness of TASIGNA is based on hematologic and cytogenetic response rates.
- Brand Name - Tasigna
- Generic - Nilotinib
- Strength - 200 Mg
- Form - Capsules
- Packing - 1 X 28
- Manufactured by - Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Tasigna Side Effects -
Nilotinib has a number of adverse effects typical of anti-cancer drugs. These include headache, fatigue, gastrointestinal problems such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation, muscle and joint pain, rash and other skin conditions, flu-like symptoms, and reduced blood cell count. Less typical side effects are those of the cardiovascular system, such as hypertension (high blood pressure), various types of arrhythmia, and prolonged QT interval. Nilotinib can also affect the body's electrolyte and glucose balance.
Warning: Tasigna medicine out of the reach and sight of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects.
Guidance and Advice: Tasigna medicine is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the Tasigna medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug. If you have questions about the Nilotinib drugs you are taking, check with your doctor / Medical adviser / Nurse / Hospital Institution / Health advisor or pharmacist.
Notice: The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.