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INDICATIONS AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
TASIGNA® (nilotinib) Indications
TASIGNA is a prescription medicine used to treat adults who have:
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT TASIGNA® (nilotinib) Capsules
Before taking TASIGNA, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
It is not known if TASIGNA is safe and effective in children.
TASIGNA may cause serious side effects, including:
Your doctor may do blood tests to check you for TLS
Common side effects
Most patients experience side effects at some time. Some common side effects you may experience include:
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of TASIGNA. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
If you need to take antacids (medicines to treat heartburn) do not take them at the same time that you take TASIGNA. If you take:
Please see the full Prescribing Information including the Boxed WARNING, and the TASIGNA Medication Guide.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT TASIGNA® (nilotinib) Capsules
What is the most important information to know about prescription TASIGNA?
TASIGNA can cause QT prolongation, a possible life-threatening heart problem. QT prolongation causes an irregular heartbeat, which may lead to sudden death. Call your doctor right away if you feel lightheaded, faint or have an irregular heartbeat while taking TASIGNA. These can be symptoms of QT prolongation.
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