Review: could Tasigna cause High Cholesterol?


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 13,030 people who have side effects while taking Tasigna from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 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 myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Tasigna 13,142 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with weight decreased, blood glucose increased, constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness (latest reports from 236,100 High cholesterol patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

13,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Tasigna.
Among them, 144 people (1.11%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tasigna cause High cholesterol?

Time on Tasigna when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 20.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.87 %
  • male: 38.13 %

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: 5.08 %
  • 40-49: 28.81 %
  • 50-59: 21.19 %
  • 60+: 44.92 %

Severity if High Cholesterol when taking Tasigna **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from High Cholesterol **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (125 people, 86.81%)
  • Hypertension (9 people, 6.25%)
  • Rash (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Fluid Retention (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (8 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sti571/cgp57148b T35717+tab (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Elocon (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Diuretics (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Diprosone (8 people, 5.56%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 5.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (36 people, 25.00%)
  • Nausea (24 people, 16.67%)
  • Pruritus (21 people, 14.58%)
  • Headache (20 people, 13.89%)
  • Rash (19 people, 13.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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