What is Tasigna 150mg Capsule?
Tasigna 150mg contains nilotinib, which belongs to a pharmacologic class of drugs known as kinase inhibitors.
Nilotinib drug substance, in the form of monohydrochloride monohydrate, is a white to slightly yellowish to slightly greenish yellow powder with the molecular formula and weight, respectively, of C28H22F3N7O•HCl • H2O and 584 (corresponding molecular formula and weight of nilotinib base, anhydrous are C28H22F3N7O and 529 respectively). The solubility of nilotinib in aqueous solutions decreases with increasing pH. Nilotinib is not optically active. The pKa1 was determined to be 2.1; pKa2 was estimated to be 5.4.
Uses of Tasigna Capsule
Tasigna 150 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia). tasigna 150 mg price 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.
How to use Tasigna Capsule
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 150 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How Tasigna Capsule works
Tasigna 150 mg Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. how nilotinib works – 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.
major & minor nilotinib side effects are including :
- muscle and joint pain
- runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat
- night sweats
Warning of Tasigna 150mg
Before taking nilotinib, 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. not take nilotinib overdose Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
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).