Review: taking Gleevec and Turmeric together
Summary: 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 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 20,443 Gleevec users) Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from 177 Turmeric users)
What are the drugs
Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from 20,443 Gleevec users)
Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from 177 Turmeric users)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 1 people who takes Gleevec, Turmeric is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
- Turmeric (turmeric)
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I am a "health nut" who has always avoided any and all tobacco and alcohol, am on no medication, am on a reasonably purer diet (organic foods etc.,) and daily take and assortment of vitamins, minerals and a few herbs like garlic and saw palmetto. I had recently began taking therapeutic doses of Turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties in both powered and capsule forms--(powdered form for approximately two to three weeks--one teaspoon twice daily; capsule form for approximately three or four days--one capsule twice daily.) On the day in question, I took one teaspoon of the powered form of turmeric with a late lunch and left off the capsule form. I jog/walk two or three miles intermittently and roughly twice a week. Into the second mile of a three mile jog/walk that night,I experienced an unusual weakness and fatigue, stopped after the second mile and pulse was over 200. I had sweated a lot and after resting a while, I walked the third mile back home and showered. I was unable to sleep. My heart was in atrial fibrillation which was diagnosed hours later at the local Medical Center ER. Heart rate was fluctuating in the 150-170 range and was brought down to 100-120 range with I.V. medication but stayed in that range. Exactly 11 hours after its beginning and with virtually no sleep for over 24 hours and after drinking only water but with very little food and no vitamin or Turmeric consumption, immediately after standing up for the third time in four or five hours to go to the bathroom, I suddenly converted back to a normal heart rate which is 60 to 70 beats a minute and was released from the medical center seven hours later. Plan to stop taking all forms of Turmeric.
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On eHealthMe, Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) is often used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). Turmeric (turmeric) is often used to treat inflammation. 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:
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