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Precautions and Warnings With Nilotinib

Who Should Not Take Nilotinib?

You should not take nilotinib if you:
  • Have an abnormal heart rhythm known as QT prolongation or long QT syndrome.
  • Have low levels of potassium (hypokalemia) or magnesium (hypomagnesemia) in your blood.
  • Are allergic to Tasigna, nilotinib, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which this medication should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with nilotinib that may apply to you.
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