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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • A heart condition known as QT prolongation or long QT syndrome
  • Heart disease, such as congestive heart failure
  • Problems with your immune system
  • Been told you have low blood magnesium or potassium levels (hypomagnesemia or hypokalemia)
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs)
  • A history of a bleeding problem, such as bleeding in the stomach, intestines, or brain
  • A lactose intolerance (an inability to digest dairy products)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Dasatinib to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Dasatinib

The dose of dasatinib your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The reason you are taking the medication
  • How you respond to it
  • Other medications you are taking.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Dasatinib Dosage for more information.)
 
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