Tasigna and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


Summary

High cholesterol is found among people who take Tasigna, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have High cholesterol with Tasigna. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,085 people who have side effects when taking Tasigna from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

15,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Tasigna.
Among them, 188 people (1.25%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tasigna cause High cholesterol?

Time on Tasigna when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 23.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.16 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Tasigna *:

  • female: 60.11 %
  • male: 39.89 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Tasigna *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.64 %
  • 40-49: 28.48 %
  • 50-59: 22.52 %
  • 60+: 44.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (166 people, 88.30%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 7.98%)
  • Rashes (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Fluid Retention (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Headache (6 people, 3.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Elocon (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Diprosone (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 4.26%)
  • Dexamethasone (6 people, 3.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (50 people, 26.60%)
  • Rashes (39 people, 20.74%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 18.09%)
  • Chest Pain (32 people, 17.02%)
  • Headache (31 people, 16.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Tasigna

Tasigna has active ingredients of nilotinib hydrochloride monohydrate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from Tasigna 15,185 users)

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