Sprycel

Last Update May 30, 2016
Sprycel is a cancer medication.
Uses: Sprycel is prescribed for CML and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
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Last Update May 30, 2016
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Positive 231 "I was Dx with CML on 6/21/2012 and started taking Sprycel on 7/7/2012. Lab work taken just before I started showed my Platelet count over 2 Million. Lab work today showed count at 301,000!!! WHOO... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 261 "But they took me off Sprycel as that is a side effect. so if you get shortness of breath or a bad cough--go and get a chest Xray. Sharon _____ From: [mailto: ] On Behalf Of Neal Sent:... "Read more negative discussions
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Sprycel Review
| thawk
Has worked well on CML. Side effects include rash, weight gain,head ache,fatigue. These have been moderate and manageable. I am concerned that Sprycel is increasing my peripheral neuropathy problems.

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Hair Loss from Sprycel
| Kim S
Been on Sprycel for 6 months and I am rapidly losing so much hair. My hair was long full and beautiful. Now its thin and close to my head, hurts to brusg/knotty Have to cut it short now. Looks lifeless...

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Shortness of Breath from Sprycel
| Diminished over the first week
I had chest pain enough to think I was having heart trouble went to emergency and they sent me home, after a week i am feeling fairly normal

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Weight Gain from Sprycel
| YES
Gained 12 pounds in two weeks.

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Pulmonary Hypertension from Sprycel
| thinker
this resulted after only taking it for 6 days.

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Shortness of Breath from Sprycel
| thinker
going threw this with just taking it for 6 days. I am 88yr old.

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Sprycel Review
| Thinker
Took for 6 days symptoms of water retention in lungs. Was given it to me even thew my Dr. knows I have Heart Problems. Hard breathing .

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Facts about Sprycel

What does Sprycel treat?
What does Sprycel look like?
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Strength : 20 mg
Pill imprint : BMS;527
Color : White
Shape : Round
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Strength : 50 mg
Pill imprint : BMS;528
Color : White
Shape : Oval
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Strength : 70 mg
Pill imprint : BMS;524
Color : White
Shape : Round
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Strength : 100 mg
Pill imprint : BMS100;852
Color : White
Shape : Oval
Attribution
Alcohol warning on Sprycel
There may be a negative interaction between Sprycel and alcohol.
How do I obtain Sprycel?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Sprycel?
Pill
What dosages are available?
Tablet: 20 mg, 50 mg, 70 mg, 80 mg, 100 mg, 140 mg
Food instructions
Avoid grapefruit or seville oranges because grapefruit/seville oranges may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
Dasatinib
Approval Date
June 28, 2006
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