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Dasatinib Side Effects

Dasatinib Sprycel Bottle

Serious Adverse Side Effects

Sprycel | Dasatinib has many serious adverse side effects associated with it, such as:
  • Cardiovascular side effects like congestive heart failure, pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart), and prolonged QT intervals (a kind of prolonged heartbeat)
  • Gastrointestinal side effects like gastrointestinal hemorrhage (loss of blood in the gastrointestinal tract) and hemorrhagic colitis (a type of gastroenteritis, or stomach flu)
  • Hematological side effects like anemia, bleeding, febrile neutropenia (a development of fever in patients with neutropenia, or abnormally low amount of white blood cells), neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia, or low platelet count
  • Hepatic side effects like ALT/SGPT, serum bilirubin and AST/SGOT (enzymes in the liver) levels raised, ascites (a serious form of liver disease), and hepatitis
  • Immunological side effects like infectious diseases
  • Neurological side effects like stroke
  • Renal side effects like serum creatinine (a breakdown product of creatine) raised
  • Respiratory side effects like pleural effusion (fluid in the chest), pneumonia, pulmonary edema (lung congestion), and pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs)

Common Adverse Side Effects

Sprycel | Dasatinib has more common and less severe adverse side effects, such as:
  • Cardiovascular side effects like body fluid retention, and localized edema (fluid accumulation)
  • Dermatological side effects like rash
  • Endocrine metabolic side effects like hypocalcaemia (low amounts of calcium in the blood), hypokalemia (low amount of potassium in the blood), and hypophosphatemia (low blood phosphate)
  • Gastrointestinal side effects like as abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
  • Hematological side effects like myelosuppression (decrease in ability for bone marrow to produce blood cells)
  • Musculoskeletal side effects like muscle pain
  • Neurological side effects like headache
  • Respiratory side effects like shortness of breath
  • Other side effects like fatigue and fever