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 . We study 13,842 people who have side effects while taking Tasigna from FDA. Among them, 161 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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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 13,939 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,937 High cholesterol patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

13,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Tasigna.
Among them, 161 people (1.16%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tasigna cause High cholesterol?

Time on Tasigna when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60.9 %
  • male: 39.1 %

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: 4.69 %
  • 40-49: 28.91 %
  • 50-59: 21.88 %
  • 60+: 44.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (141 people, 87.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 7.45%)
  • Rashes (8 people, 4.97%)
  • Fluid Retention (8 people, 4.97%)
  • Hypocholesterolaemia (5 people, 3.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Elocon (8 people, 4.97%)
  • Diprosone (8 people, 4.97%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 4.97%)
  • Plavix (7 people, 4.35%)
  • Dexamethasone (6 people, 3.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (39 people, 24.22%)
  • Rashes (31 people, 19.25%)
  • Nausea (28 people, 17.39%)
  • Headache (25 people, 15.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 13.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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