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Frequent Urination on Tasigna

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#1 JoshLee



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Posted 09 September 2011 - 05:20 PM

Hi All,

     Quick question. I have been experiencing frequent urination on Tasigna for the past 3 or 4 days. I had a CMP done last Friday and all my levels were normal. A few mornings I have experienced a burning sensation after going to the bathroom. If I drink a full glass of water I have to pee 10 minutes later or at least within the hour. I have been having to use the bathroom once every hour or two. I also had an advanced urinary analysis done in June and it came up showing zero malignancies. I got an over the counter UTI test earlier this afternoon and that also came up negative. I feel a little pressure in the pelvic region. Just want to know if I should wait for it to pass or if I need to go to the doctor? No severe pain...Just a little concerned. Thanks, Josh

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Posted 09 September 2011 - 06:24 PM

Hi Josh

I had the exact same thing happen to me about a month ago. For a couple of days I was going to the bathroom all the time; it felt like I couldn't keep water in me.  I was even more concerned because my glucose was high and I had read that frequent urination was a symptom of diabetes.  So I went back to MD Anderson for an extra CBC and a urinalysis (both of which were fine).  I met with one of MD Anderson's general internists and she told me not to worry, that it was just a side effect of Tasigna.  They also did an ultrasound on my bladder and it turned out fine.  Several people there that day asked me if I had any burning sensations but I did not.  Shortly after the frequent urges went away and I have been fine since.


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Posted 10 September 2011 - 08:48 AM


Perhaps you've already seen this but here is a link to a previous discussion on this subject. Hope it helps.





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