What are the possible side effects of dasatinib (Sprycel)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- feeling tired or short of breath (even with mild exertion);
- swelling in your feet or lower legs;
- rapid weight gain;
- blue-colored lips and skin; and
- feeling light-headed or fainting.
Stop using dasatinib and call your doctor at once if you have any of these other serious side effects:
- pale skin, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
- easy bruising, unusual...
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What are the precautions when taking dasatinib (Sprycel)?
Before taking dasatinib, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as lactose), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: bleeding problems, heart problems (e.g., irregular heartbeat), liver problems, a certain lung problem (pulmonary arterial hypertension).
Dasatinib may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently result in serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness, fainting) that require immediate medical...
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