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Review: could Tasigna cause High cholesterol?

We study 6,334 people who have side effects while taking Tasigna from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Tasigna (latest outcomes from 6,367 users) has active ingredients of nilotinib hydrochloride monohydrate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).

High cholesterol

High cholesterol (latest reports from 458,149 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.

On Jul, 21, 2014: 6,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Tasigna. Among them, 57 people (0.90%) have High Cholesterol. They amount to 0.01% of all the 452,998 people who have High Cholesterol on eHealthMe.

Trend of High cholesterol in Tasigna reports

Time on Tasigna when people have High cholesterol * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High cholesterol40.00%5.00%10.00%10.00%30.00%5.00%0.00%

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

High cholesterol75.21%24.79%

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

High cholesterol0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.56%34.19%17.95%45.30%

Severity of High cholesterol when taking Tasigna ** :


How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (57 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hypocholesterolaemia (10 people, 17.54%)
  3. Headache (10 people, 17.54%)
  4. Convulsion (10 people, 17.54%)
  5. Constipation (10 people, 17.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cetriler (32 people, 56.14%)
  2. Dexamethasone (32 people, 56.14%)
  3. Aspirin (14 people, 24.56%)
  4. Corticosteroids (14 people, 24.56%)
  5. Lactulose (10 people, 17.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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