Tasigna Side Effects You Need to Know

Posted by James GeorgeNov 04, 20190 Comments

What is Tasigna?

Also called Nilotinib, it is utilized to treat a specific sort of blood cancer (Chronic myelogenous leukemia -or CML). Tasigna was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2007 and prescribed to treat leukemia. Essentially, what Tasigna does is block the proteins that enable the growth of cancer cells. While many have used Tasigna with no known side effects, many new cases have popped up with unexpected side effects.

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Tasigna Side effects:

Queasiness, vomiting, cerebral pain, tiredness, constipation, and the runs may happen. In the event that any of these impacts continue or intensify, tell your primary care physician or drug specialist speedily.

Individuals utilizing this medicine may have genuine symptoms. This prescription reductions bone marrow work, an impact that may prompt a low number of platelets, for example, red cells, white cells, and platelets. This impact can cause pallor, decline your body's capacity to battle a contamination, or cause simple bleeding. Tell your primary care physician immediately in the event that you build up any of the accompanying genuine symptoms: serious tiredness, fair skin, indications of contamination, (for example, fever, chills, diligent sore throat), for example, dark stool, bleeding/pink pee).

Tasigna Precautions:

Before taking nilotinib, tell your primary care physician or pharmacist in the event that you are hypersensitive to lactose/galactose; or in the event that you have some other sensitivities.

Prior to utilizing this drug, tell your primary care physician or pharmacist your medical history. Particularly if you have: liver infection, pancreatitis, coronary illness, (for example, coronary vein sickness, chest torment, cardiovascular failure), hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, stroke (counting “smaller than normal strokes” or transient ischemic assaults), blood course malady (fringe blood vessel ailment), vein ailment (solidifying of the supply routes/atherosclerosis), stomach medical procedure, (for example, gastrectomy).

Serious Tasigna Side Effects

Nilotinib in some cases causes symptoms because of the quick obliteration of disease cells (tumor lysis disorder). To bring down your risk, your primary care physician may prescribe medicine and suggest you to drink a lot of liquids. Tell your primary care physician immediately if you have side effects, for example, low back/side torment (flank torment), indications of kidney issues, (for example, agonizing pee, change in the measure of pee), muscle fits/shortcoming.

Tasigna and Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a condition where the blood's arterial walls thicken due to the buildup of plaque. Over time, the arteries throughout the body become more restricted form the plaque. This can lead to a serious condition known as Peripheral arterial disease, also called PAD.

The arteries of the body become more narrow due to plaque buildup, blood flow becomes more restricted, thereby causing the development of serious risks such as peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. Another way that this can cause serious harm is when a large chunk of plaque build up breaks off. This large piece of debris can travel anywhere throughout the body. Carried by the bloodstream, it can block your heart, or may even cause a stroke.

Where can Atherosclerosis occur?

Atherosclerosis can occur anywhere in the body, but the most common places for this to occur are the brain, the heart, lungs, kidneys, legs, or arms. The important thing to note is that side effects can occur as a result of Atherosclerosis. This is essentially a chain reaction, and can lead to serious, even life threatening conditions.

Tasigna side effects and other complications resulting from atherosclerosis include:

  • stroke
  • chest pain
  • limb amputation
  • gangrene
  • tissue death
  • chronic kidney disease
  • peripheral artery disease
  • coronary heart disease
  • carotid artery disease
  • heart attack

If you've taken Tasigna and have had any of these conditions occur, you may be entitled to compensation. At the moment, there is no recall for this medicine. However, if Tasigna has led to serious or life threatening conditions, or after taking it you've experienced these issues, we may be able to help.

Let Us Review Your Tasigna Case for Free

If you suffered complications after taking Tasigna, the team from The Law Offices of Betz and Baril can take legal action on your behalf. We pursue compensation for you, building a strong case on your behalf.

Our team conducts a full investigation to learn the facts of your case. As a part of this investigation, we identify and collect:

  • Medical bills
  • Receipts
  • Tax forms and wage statements
  • Any proof of your pain and suffering
  • Other documentation of your losses and expenses

Talk to a Tasigna Lawsuit Attorney

If you or a loved one suffered complications or suffered loss after taking Tasigna, the team from the Law Offices of Betz and Baril is here to help. We offer free case reviews and can help you understand your legal options. Contact us to start your free evaluation.


We handle Tasigna cases on a contingency fee basis, so you won't owe us anything unless we recover compensation for you.

Call us today at 888-333-1599 for your free consultation with a knowledgeable member of our team.

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