Sprycel vs Tasigna

Sprycel
(Rx)
Tasigna
(Rx)
Sprycel is a cancer medication.
Tasigna is a cancer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.8
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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June 28, 2006
October 29, 2007
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,114 Discussions
2,188 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for CML
#2 for Cancer
#3 for Leukemia
Sprycel is prescribed for CML and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for CML
#2 for Cancer
#3 for Leukemia
Tasigna is prescribed for CML and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Spr
Headaches
6
Nausea
5
Rash
5
Pleural Effusion
5
Shortness of Breath
4
Bone Pain
3
Diarrhea
3
Cramping
2
Hair Loss
2
Weight Gain
2
Tas
Rash
9
Nausea
4
Headaches
4
Itching
4
Hair Loss
3
Pleural Effusion
3
Dementia
2
Bone Pain
2
Diarrhea
2
Stomach Pain
2
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Sprycel
Spr
Tasigna
Tas
Headaches
Spr
Tas
6
4
Nausea
Spr
Tas
5
4
Rash
Spr
Tas
5
9
Pleural Effusion
Spr
Tas
5
3
Shortness of Breath
Spr
Tas
4
0
Bone Pain
Spr
Tas
3
2
Diarrhea
Spr
Tas
3
2
Cramping
Spr
Tas
2
0
Hair Loss
Spr
Tas
2
3
Weight Gain
Spr
Tas
2
0
Rash
Tas
Spr
9
5
Nausea
Tas
Spr
4
5
Headaches
Tas
Spr
4
6
Itching
Tas
Spr
4
0
Hair Loss
Tas
Spr
3
2
Pleural Effusion
Tas
Spr
3
5
Dementia
Tas
Spr
2
0
Bone Pain
Tas
Spr
2
3
Diarrhea
Tas
Spr
2
3
Stomach Pain
Tas
Spr
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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Not Available
D Category D
Before taking Tasigna during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Sprycel and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tasigna and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or seville oranges because grapefruit/seville oranges may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or seville oranges because grapefruit/seville oranges may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Dasatinib
Nilotinib Hydrochloride
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Sprycel and Tasigna: Interaction not known, but may still existSevere Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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