Review: Gleevec and Vitamin B12 drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Gleevec and Vitamin B12. It is created by eHealthMe based on 4 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,424 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).
Vitamin b12 (latest outcomes from 2,789 users) has active ingredients of cobalamin. It is often used in vitamin b12 deficiency.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 4 people who reported to have interactions when taking Gleevec, Vitamin B12 are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
- Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Gleevec, Vitamin B12:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)||2|
|Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)||1|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||1|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||1|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||1|
|Porphyria Non-acute (non-acute defect of blood pigment metabolism in which porphyrins are produced in excess, are present in the blood, and are found in the urine)||1|
|Dyspnoea Exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)||1|
|Oxygen Saturation Decreased||1|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1|
|Ultrasound Kidney Abnormal||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Gleevec, Vitamin B12:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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On eHealthMe, Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) is often used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is often used to treat vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Gleevec is used in:
- Vitamin b12 is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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