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Dasatinib Could Increase Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension.


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Posted 08 February 2012 - 12:54 PM

Dasatinib Could Increase Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension.

The FDA has warned that dasatinib (Sprycel, Bristol-Myers Squibb) may increase the risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Dasatinib is used to treat certain types of leukemia, and is sometimes used off-label for other cancers. TheHeart.org, Dec. 2012. (Also see: Causes of Pulmonary Hypertension)

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