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Tasigna and Weight Loss

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#1 Badger


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 06:47 PM

Has anyone that's taking Tasigna lost a lot of weight while taking it? I didn't notice it when on a half dose, but since going to a full dose, I'm dropping a lot.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 02:59 PM

I have been recently diagnosed with chronic phase CML and started taking Tasigna in January.  I have gained back 15lbs of weight/muscle mass that I lost from inactivity due to my enlarged spleen when I was initially diagnosed.  I find that Tasigna does not have any impact on my weight.

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Posted 24 June 2013 - 12:49 PM

I have lost just over 17 pounds after I switched from Gleevec to Tasigna in April. I lost 8 lbs in the first week of switching which I think had more to do with the water retention issues I had with Gleevec. Overall, I am more active on Tasigna than I ever dreamed of being Gleevec so that probably makes a difference as well.

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