Review: could Sprycel cause Ascites?


Summary

Ascites is found among people who take Sprycel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 6,807 people who have side effects while taking Sprycel from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Ascites. Find out below who they are, when they have Ascites and more.

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Sprycel

Sprycel has active ingredients of dasatinib. It is often used in chronic myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Sprycel 9,866 users)

Ascites

Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity) has been reported by people with fever, weakness, diarrhea, hyperkalemia, thrombocytopenia (latest reports from 22,655 Ascites patients).

On Sep, 02, 2016

6,807 people reported to have side effects when taking Sprycel.
Among them, 43 people (0.63%) have Ascites


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sprycel cause Ascites?

Time on Sprycel when people have Ascites *:

  • < 1 month: 25.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ascites when taking Sprycel *:

  • female: 46.51 %
  • male: 53.49 %

Age of people who have Ascites when taking Sprycel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 21.62 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 24.32 %
  • 60+: 40.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (30 people, 69.77%)
  • Asthma (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Prophylaxis (6 people, 13.95%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 11.63%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 9.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (8 people, 18.60%)
  • Furosemide (8 people, 18.60%)
  • Ventolin (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Symbicort (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Vincristine Sulfate (6 people, 13.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pleural Effusion (31 people, 72.09%)
  • Hepatomegaly (11 people, 25.58%)
  • Generalised Oedema (10 people, 23.26%)
  • Weight Increased (9 people, 20.93%)
  • Anaemia (9 people, 20.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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