Review: Gleevec and Turmeric
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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What are the drugs
Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,439 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).
Turmeric (latest outcomes from 173 users) has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in arthritis.
On Nov, 26, 2014: 1 people who take Gleevec, Turmeric is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
- Turmeric (turmeric)
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Most common drug interactions over time * :
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Is reishi mushrooms save to take with gleevec
(Asked by a 53 year old man who has None However I'm Not Sure This Is Safe To Take Together, and takes Gleevec)
I've read many good things about Reishi Mushrooms. I need to know if there would be any interactions between these mushrooms and taking Gleevec?
- Is synthroid and milk thistle safe?
(Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Milk Thistle)
I was reviewing the case studies of Synthroid and Milk Thistle and I am not sure I am reading it correctly. I hope the information is incorrect regarding the studies with concurrent use of these drugs. I took one dose of Milk Thistle and it occurred to me that I probably should research to make sure ...
- Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
(Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.
- I want to try a turmeric tonic for abscesses caused by staph. i am on bactrim ds and an concerned of the interactions. does anyone have advice or other remedies i could try?
(Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Infection - Skin - Staph, and takes Bactrim Ds, Turmeric)
I have 5 pretty bad abscesses from the staph infection. 3 of them finally started to drain but two are big and painful with no head. I have tried warm compresses, cannabis oil, alcohol wipes, and an Apple Cider Vinegar/baking soda paste. If I don't get them to drain I'll have to have them lanced thi ...
- Please ask anyone with chronic myeloid leukemia cml taking gleevec (glivec) who also had a total knee arthroplasty (total knee replacement) if they had problems with the knee after the operation.
(Asked by a 77 year old man who has Knee Replacement - Total, Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, Arthrofibrosis, and takes Imatinib Mesylate, Gleevec)
After the knee replacement, my knee was enlarged woody and stiff. I have never got back full motion in that knee and have trouble going downstairs etc
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- Turmeric and atrial fabrillation
(Posted by a 69 year old man who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, and takes Turmeric)
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 Tur ...
- Healthy with myeloma
(Posted by a 70 year old man who has Myeloma Stage I, and takes TURMERIC)
Diagnosed Feb 2010--Myeloma stage I. Now eat veggie with daily juicing and low carbs, plus supplements--B12, multi vitamins, folic acid, Turmeric, Holy Basil, Green Magma or other chlorophyll source. Sometimes Ganoderma mushrooms, cannabis juice, fresh noni juice (not fermented). I have no sympt ...
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) is often used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). Turmeric (turmeric) is often used to treat arthritis. 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:
- Turmeric is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Gleevec alternatives:
- Turmeric alternatives:
Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):
- A study of side effects of Gleevec for a patient with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour. The patient has Nausea And Vomiting
Comments: More of a problem with diarrhea than vomiting, but feel nauseous fairly regularly
- A study of drug interactions between Turmeric, Synthroid, Adderall Xr 20 for a patient with Inflammation, Low Thyroid, Add. The patient has Arrhythmia
Comments: No heart issues for 20+ years after having cath ablation. Started taking a teaspoon of turmeric 2x day and after less than a week I was having severe arythemia. The only change in my habits was adding turmeric (which really helped the arthritis in my hands)
- A study of side effects of Gleevec for a patient with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour. The patient has Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Comments: I was just wondering if taking gleevec for 3 years would cause hearing loss (ringing in the ear)
- A study of side effects of Gleevec for a patient with Gi. The patient has Blocked Eustacian Tube, Again Lots Thick Gunge, Chronic Cough And Cold With Lots Of Gunge In Lungs Etc, Onycholysis (detachment of the nail from the nail bed)
Comments: I was prescribed Imatinib for 3 years after GIST was removed, to try prevent recurrence, Over 2 years into course, developed severe cough and cold which have persisted, more or less, to this day. Was hospitalised early this year to get rid of gunge in my lungs and afterwards (March) had a bronchos ...
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Chromium, Cinnamon, Ginger, Turmeric, Meclizine, Magnesium Oxide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Zorvolex, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Buspirone Hydrochloride, Hydroxyzine for a patient with Health, Metabolism, Inflammation, Dizziness (excl Vertigo), Heart Palpitations, Osteoarthritis, Major Depressive Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder. The patient has Vivid Dreams
Comments: Noticed I started having dreams that were happening more often, and much wilder and more vivid than normal when I started taking the meclizine.
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