Review: taking Gleevec and Turmeric together


Drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Gleevec and Turmeric together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gleevec and Turmeric. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from Gleevec 25,077 users)


Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 1,371 users)

On Oct, 18, 2016

3 people who take Gleevec, Turmeric are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Gleevec and Turmeric drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  • bladder pain
  • cystitis
  • dysuria
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • micturition urgency
  • sinusitis
  • nausea
  • neoplasm

Most common drug interactions by age *:

  • bladder pain
  • cystitis
  • dysuria
  • micturition urgency
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • sinusitis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) is often used to treat chronic myeloid leukaemia. Turmeric (turmeric) is often used to treat inflammation. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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