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Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
6/8/2015 1:58:49 PM

Reviewer: KJ, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had CML for five years. Was on Gleevec first six months and could not tolerate the nausea. Oncologist started me on Tasigna. The twice a day regimen requires planning, for me taking the first dose when I wake up helps. I started with 400 twice a day and had extreme fatigue, weakness, depression, anemia, and insomnia. I'm also hot all of the time and have developed psoriasis. I have been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
6/5/2015 8:19:06 AM

Reviewer: NEW YORKER, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
First side effect:, my nipples started itching,then they got very stiff and started hurting if I touch them.Six weeks later I started feeling tired and my erection started to get weak.I visited a uroligist and had my testosterone level checked -it was low.I have started hormone treatment but once every two weeks but the level keep dropping.At this point I am on an increased dosage once a week.

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
11/30/2014 12:22:03 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this drug for over 5 yrs., after gleevec didn't work & with my very good Drs. adustments, I thank God I'm still living with CML after 32 years.

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
8/5/2013 4:26:57 PM

Reviewer: EDUARDALLINGER@hotmail.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
CURRENTLY AM VERY SATISFIED WITH tasigna, HOWEVER, WHAT ARE THE LONGTERM SIDE EFFECTS?

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
12/23/2011 9:49:09 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I find the eating regimen difficult.

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