Tasigna 200 mg
Tasigna 200 mg Capsule use in the treatment of some kinds of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The drug belongs to the group of medicines which are called kinase inhibitors.
Description Of Tasigna 200mg
Tasigna 200mg Capsule use in the treatment of some kinds of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The drug belongs to the group of medicines which are called kinase inhibitors. It functions by reducing the action of protein that helps in the multiplication of cancer cells, as a result the drug controls the spread of cancer.
Tasigna 200mg Chemical Name
Tasigna 200mg Manufacturer.
- Novartis India Ltd
Uses of Tasigna 200mg
Tasigna 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia). It is used in patients whose disease could not be treated with other medications for leukaemia or who cannot take these medications because of side effects.
What is Tasigna 200mg?
Tasigna 200mg Capsule (nilotinib) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Tasigna 200mg Capsule is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
How Tasigna 200mg working?
Tasigna 200mg Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
How is Tasigna 200mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tasigna 200mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Tasigna 200mg Indications
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Your dose is likely to change during the duration of the therapy based on your clinical condition and therapeutic response. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Tasigna 200mg Dosage
- Tasigna 150mg
- Tasigna 200mg
Contraindication Of Tasigna 200mg
Do not use in patients with hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, or long QT syndrome.
Adverse effects Of Tasigna 200mg
- Abdominal pain
- Hair loss
- Muscle pain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Tasigna 200mg
Tasigna 200mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Tasigna 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tasigna 200mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Before taking Tasigna 200mg Capsule, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or to lactose/galactose or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, pancreatitis, heart disease (such as coronary artery disease, chest pain, heart attack), high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, stroke (including "mini-strokes" or transient ischemic attacks), blood circulation disease (peripheral arterial disease), blood vessel disease (hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis), stomach surgery (such as gastrectomy).
Low levels of potassium or magnesium in the blood may also increase your risk of QT prolongation.
Storage Conditions for Tasigna 200mg
Store this medication at room temperature in the original package, which will help to protect it from light and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children.