nilotinib, Tasigna (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Nilotinib is used for the treatment of adults with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) or treatment of Ph+ CML after intolerance or failure of therapy that included imatinib.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects include:

Increased blood glucose and high blood pressure may also occur.

Serious side effects include

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2015

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