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Ponatinib Drug Information

Ponatinib (Iclusig®) is a prescription medicine used to treat certain types of leukemia in adults. It comes as a tablet that is taken by mouth once daily. Most people who receive chemotherapy treatment with this drug will develop some type of side effect, such as headaches, fatigue, or a rash.
 
Because not everyone can safely use this drug, it's important to fully understand the safety information on ponatinib before starting treatment; this includes things like possible drug interactions and side effects. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you have any other medical conditions, such as:
 
  • Liver disease (hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure)
  • Heart problems
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Ponatinib works by slowing down or stopping the production of abnormal blood cells.
 
(Click Ponatinib for more information on this drug, including how it works, whether it is available in generic form, and why it is not appropriate for some people.)
 
 

Ponatinib Drug Information

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