Tasigna

Last Update May 6, 2016
Tasigna is a cancer medication.
Uses: Tasigna is prescribed for CML and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
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Positive 189 "I have been on Tasigna for a bit over a year. ...No problems with Tasigna. But I have read that people are being switched from Gleevec because the patent expires in 2115 and generics will be availible... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 162 "Severe rash on Nilotinib anyone? ...Have been taken off everything but Nilotinib, and on restricted diet while Hsp try to find the answers. Has anyone else had a simlaer - hives temperature swollen moth... "Read more negative discussions
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What does Tasigna treat?
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Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Alchohol warning on Tasigna
There may be a negative interaction between Tasigna and alcohol.
How do I obtain Tasigna?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Tasigna?
Pill
What dosages are available?
150 mg Capsule, 200 mg Capsule
Food instructions
Avoid grapefruit or seville oranges because grapefruit/seville oranges may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
Nilotinib Hydrochloride
Approval Date
October 29, 2007
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