Review: taking Gleevec and Vitamin b12 together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Gleevec and Vitamin b12 together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gleevec and Vitamin b12. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 75 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Gleevec

Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Gleevec 24,566 users)

Vitamin B12

Vitamin b12 has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin b12 23,231 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

75 people who take Gleevec, Vitamin B12 are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Gleevec and Vitamin b12 drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • abdominal abscess
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal sepsis
  • adhesion
  • blood pressure decreased
  • blood test abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • arthralgia
  • benign bone neoplasm
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood urea increased
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • drug level increased
  • faeces discoloured
6 - 12 months:
  • drug level increased
  • faeces discoloured
  • food interaction
  • genital haemorrhage
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • haemoptysis
  • haemorrhage subcutaneous
  • haemorrhagic diathesis
  • melaena
  • purpura
1 - 2 years:
  • muscle spasms
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • periorbital oedema
  • abasia
  • acute psychosis
  • anaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • muscle spasms
  • blister
  • decreased appetite
  • dysgeusia
  • dyskinesia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypophagia
  • mobility decreased
  • myalgia
  • nausea
5 - 10 years:
  • faeces discoloured
  • food interaction
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • insomnia
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • metastases to liver
  • blood pressure systolic increased
  • depression
  • drug level increased
10+ years:
  • gastric antral vascular ectasia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
not specified:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • muscle spasms
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • vomiting
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • rash
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • muscle spasms
  • vomiting
  • dysgeusia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • decreased appetite
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia
male:
  • fatigue
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • pain in extremity
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • muscle spasms
  • rash
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • blister
  • decreased appetite
  • dysgeusia
  • dyskinesia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypophagia
  • mobility decreased
  • muscle spasms
  • myalgia
  • nausea
20-29:
  • abdominal distension
  • alopecia
  • anxiety
  • aphasia
  • balance disorder
  • confusional state
  • conjunctival hyperaemia
  • convulsion
  • decreased appetite
  • dreamy state
30-39:
  • acute psychosis
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • galactorrhoea
  • muscle spasms
  • periorbital oedema
  • rash
  • swelling
40-49:
  • abdominal distension
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • pruritus
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • nausea
  • oedema
  • vomiting
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • blood pressure increased
  • cellulitis
  • decreased activity
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • fatigue
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • rash
  • vomiting
  • eye swelling
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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