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Tasigna and Sprycel

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% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side EffectTasignaSprycel
PLEURAL EFFUSION1.4% 6.9%
DEATH5.5% 3%
FATIGUE3.5% 4.3%
NAUSEA2.9% 4.2%
DIARRHOEA1.7% 4.2%
HEADACHE2.6% 4.1%
RASH3.7% 3.2%
DYSPNOEA2.4% 3%
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION1.2% 2.4%
PRURITUS2.3% 0.8%
VOMITING1.7% 2.1%
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM QT PROLONGED2.1% 0.3%
PYREXIA1.9% 1.9%
ANAEMIA1.5% 1.8%
PNEUMONIA1.1% 1.6%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY1.6% 0.8%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1.6% 0.4%
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED1.5% 1.4%
MALAISE1.5% 1.1%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION0% 1.5%
ADVERSE EVENT0% 1.5%
PAIN1.4% 1.2%
ASTHENIA1.4% 1.1%
ARTHRALGIA1.4% 1%
ABDOMINAL PAIN1.4% 0.8%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA1.3% 1.2%
MYALGIA1.3% 0.9%
CHEST PAIN1.3% 0.8%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER1.3% 0.6%
PULMONARY OEDEMA0% 1.3%
DECREASED APPETITE1% 1.2%
COUGH0.9% 1.2%
DIZZINESS1.2% 0.9%
ALOPECIA1.2% 0.9%
CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKAEMIA1.2% 0.4%
FLUID RETENTION0.4% 1.2%
WEIGHT DECREASED1.1% 0.9%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE1.1% 0.9%
CONSTIPATION1.1% 0.9%
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED0.8% 1.1%
MUSCLE SPASMS1.1% 0.6%
OFF LABEL USE0% 1.1%
DEHYDRATION0% 1%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED0.9% 0.8%
NEUTROPENIA0.6% 0.9%
BACK PAIN0.9% 0.5%
ANGINA PECTORIS0.9% 0%
BLOOD BILIRUBIN INCREASED0.9% 0%
PANCREATITIS0.9% 0%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT0.9% 0%
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED0.9% 0%
PERICARDIAL EFFUSION0% 0.9%
WEIGHT INCREASED0.6% 0.8%
BONE PAIN0.8% 0.6%
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT INCREASED0.8% 0.4%
SECOND PRIMARY MALIGNANCY0.8% 0%
PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASE0.8% 0%
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA0% 0.8%
PANCYTOPENIA0.7% 0.7%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL0.7% 0.6%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION0.7% 0.5%
PALPITATIONS0.7% 0.4%
SEPSIS0.4% 0.7%
LIPASE INCREASED0.7% 0%
HOSPITALISATION0% 0.7%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE0% 0.7%
DRY SKIN0.7% 0%
DYSPEPSIA0.7% 0%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT0.6% 0.6%
CARDIAC FAILURE0.6% 0.6%
DRUG RESISTANCE0.5% 0.6%
DRUG INTERACTION0.6% 0.5%
NASOPHARYNGITIS0.6% 0.5%
INSOMNIA0.6% 0.5%
FALL0.6% 0.4%
HYPERTENSION0.6% 0.4%
ERYTHEMA0.6% 0%
NEOPLASM MALIGNANT0.6% 0%
BLAST CRISIS IN MYELOGENOUS LEUKAEMIA0.6% 0%
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED0.6% 0%
PRESCRIBED UNDERDOSE0% 0.6%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION0.6% 0%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE0% 0.6%
RASH GENERALISED0.6% 0%
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED0.6% 0%
INFECTION0.5% 0.5%
DRUG INTOLERANCE0.5% 0.5%
OEDEMA0.5% 0.5%
CARDIAC DISORDER0.5% 0.4%
RENAL FAILURE0.4% 0.5%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION0.5% 0.3%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE0% 0.5%
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION0.5% 0%
GAIT DISTURBANCE0.5% 0%
PERIPHERAL SWELLING0% 0.5%
CHEST DISCOMFORT0.5% 0%
DIABETES MELLITUS0.5% 0%
HYPERGLYCAEMIA0.5% 0%
PULMONARY HYPERTENSION0% 0.5%
FEELING ABNORMAL0.5% 0%
RESPIRATORY FAILURE0% 0.5%
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE0.5% 0%
NEUTROPHIL COUNT DECREASED0% 0.5%
DEPRESSION0.4% 0.4%
ANXIETY0.4% 0.4%
HYPOAESTHESIA0.4% 0.4%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN0.4% 0.4%
MATERNAL EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY0.4% 0.3%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL0% 0.4%
VISION BLURRED0.4% 0%
HYPOTENSION0% 0.4%
HYPOKALAEMIA0% 0.4%
SWELLING0% 0.4%
CHILLS0% 0.4%
HYPERSENSITIVITY0% 0.4%
PULMONARY EMBOLISM0% 0.4%
CONFUSIONAL STATE0% 0.4%
ACNE0% 0.4%
INFLUENZA0.4% 0%
STOMATITIS0% 0.4%
INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION0.4% 0%
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED0.4% 0%
LIVER DISORDER0.4% 0%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED0.4% 0%
HYPERHIDROSIS0.4% 0%
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED0.4% 0%
URTICARIA0% 0.3%
SKIN DISORDER0% 0.3%
FULL BLOOD COUNT DECREASED0% 0.3%
HAEMORRHAGE0% 0.3%
RED BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED0% 0.3%
MIGRAINE0% 0.3%

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Recent Comments and Reports

Deep burning pain in spine, hips, shoulder blade and hands and feet. Pain meds help but make me groggy. Dose reduced by half, then stopped for a week and now to restart at 1/4. I am miserable. Thank you!

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I have blocked leg arteries after 2 years on Sprycel and 5 on Glivec (for CML). Is this due to the medication? I walk 5 miles at least every day to endeavour to remedy this and have had 2 angioplasties.

I've been on Sprycel for about 3 years. In the past 6 months I have been getting boils or pimples in the scalp as well as on the face. They are very painful and feel like thay are associated with nerve endings. Has anyon

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Try Acupuncture, and if that does not remove your bone pain and lung pain then tell your doctor you are not willing to stay on Sprycel. It can be a matter of life or death!

When I was diagnosed with CML I was put on Gleevec but it reacted with my BP medication(Lisonpril). I ended up in the hospital with multiple problems including muscle spasms and my kidneys trying to shut down. They changed me over to Sprycel.&nbs