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Tasigna and Sprycel

Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side EffectTasignaSprycel
PLEURAL EFFUSION1.4% 6.7%
DEATH5.4% 3.1%
FATIGUE3.6% 4.4%
NAUSEA2.8% 4.2%
DIARRHOEA1.7% 4.2%
HEADACHE2.6% 4.1%
RASH3.6% 3.1%
DYSPNOEA2.3% 3%
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION1.2% 2.3%
PRURITUS2.2% 0.9%
PYREXIA2% 1.9%
VOMITING1.7% 2%
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM QT PROLONGED2% 0.3%
ANAEMIA1.5% 1.7%
MALAISE1.6% 1.2%
PNEUMONIA1.1% 1.6%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY1.6% 0.8%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1.6% 0.4%
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED1.5% 1.3%
PAIN1.5% 1.2%
ASTHENIA1.5% 1.1%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION0% 1.5%
ADVERSE EVENT0% 1.5%
ARTHRALGIA1.4% 1%
ABDOMINAL PAIN1.4% 0.8%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER1.4% 0.6%
OFF LABEL USE0% 1.4%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA1.3% 1.2%
ALOPECIA1.3% 0.9%
DIZZINESS1.3% 0.9%
CHEST PAIN1.3% 0.7%
CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKAEMIA1.3% 0.4%
PULMONARY OEDEMA0% 1.3%
DECREASED APPETITE1% 1.2%
COUGH1% 1.2%
MYALGIA1.2% 0.9%
FLUID RETENTION0.4% 1.2%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE1.1% 1%
WEIGHT DECREASED1.1% 0.9%
CONSTIPATION1.1% 0.9%
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED0.8% 1.1%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED1% 0.7%
MUSCLE SPASMS1% 0.6%
HOSPITALISATION0% 1%
NEUTROPENIA0.6% 0.9%
BACK PAIN0.9% 0.5%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT0.9% 0%
BLOOD BILIRUBIN INCREASED0.9% 0%
PERICARDIAL EFFUSION0% 0.9%
PRESCRIBED UNDERDOSE0% 0.9%
DEHYDRATION0% 0.9%
WEIGHT INCREASED0.6% 0.8%
BONE PAIN0.8% 0.6%
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT INCREASED0.8% 0.4%
PANCREATITIS0.8% 0%
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED0.8% 0%
SECOND PRIMARY MALIGNANCY0.8% 0%
ANGINA PECTORIS0.8% 0%
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA0% 0.8%
PANCYTOPENIA0.7% 0.7%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL0.7% 0.6%
NASOPHARYNGITIS0.7% 0.5%
HYPERTENSION0.7% 0.5%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION0.7% 0.5%
SEPSIS0.4% 0.7%
PALPITATIONS0.7% 0.4%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE0% 0.7%
DRY SKIN0.7% 0%
PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASE0.7% 0%
CARDIAC FAILURE0.6% 0.6%
INSOMNIA0.6% 0.5%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT0.5% 0.6%
FALL0.6% 0.4%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION0.6% 0.3%
LIPASE INCREASED0.6% 0%
DYSPEPSIA0.6% 0%
ERYTHEMA0.6% 0%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION0.6% 0%
GAIT DISTURBANCE0.6% 0%
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED0.6% 0%
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED0.6% 0%
BLAST CRISIS IN MYELOGENOUS LEUKAEMIA0.6% 0%
DRUG INTERACTION0.5% 0.5%
INFECTION0.5% 0.5%
DRUG RESISTANCE0.5% 0.5%
DRUG INTOLERANCE0.5% 0.5%
ANXIETY0.5% 0.4%
OEDEMA0.4% 0.5%
HYPOAESTHESIA0.5% 0.4%
CARDIAC DISORDER0.5% 0.4%
RENAL FAILURE0.4% 0.5%
NEUTROPHIL COUNT DECREASED0% 0.5%
PULMONARY HYPERTENSION0% 0.5%
PERIPHERAL SWELLING0% 0.5%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE0% 0.5%
RESPIRATORY FAILURE0% 0.5%
HYPERGLYCAEMIA0.5% 0%
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION0.5% 0%
FEELING ABNORMAL0.5% 0%
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE0.5% 0%
INFLUENZA0.5% 0%
DIABETES MELLITUS0.5% 0%
NEOPLASM MALIGNANT0.5% 0%
RASH GENERALISED0.5% 0%
CHEST DISCOMFORT0.5% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN0.4% 0.4%
DEPRESSION0.4% 0.4%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL0% 0.4%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE0% 0.4%
SWELLING0% 0.4%
ACNE0% 0.4%
HAEMORRHAGE0% 0.4%
CONFUSIONAL STATE0% 0.4%
HYPOKALAEMIA0% 0.4%
COLITIS0% 0.4%
HYPOTENSION0% 0.4%
INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION0.4% 0%
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED0.4% 0%
STOMATITIS0% 0.4%
HYPERHIDROSIS0.4% 0%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS0.4% 0%
INAPPROPRIATE SCHEDULE OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION0.4% 0%
LIVER DISORDER0.4% 0%
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED0.4% 0%
PRODUCT USE ISSUE0% 0.4%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED0.4% 0%
RED BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED0% 0.3%
MIGRAINE0% 0.3%
URTICARIA0% 0.3%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION0% 0.3%
HYPERSENSITIVITY0% 0.3%
PULMONARY EMBOLISM0% 0.3%
MATERNAL EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY0% 0.3%

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