Review: Gleevec and Turmeric
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take 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) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml), chronic myeloid leukaemia, leukemia, leukaemia, cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumour
Turmeric (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of turmeric. It is used in arthritis
On Dec, 4, 2013: 1 people who reported to have interactions when taking Gleevec, Turmeric is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
- Turmeric (turmeric)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Gleevec, Turmeric:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)||1|
|Cystitis (inflammation of the wall of the bladder)||1|
|Micturition Urgency (urgency to pass the urine)||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Gleevec, Turmeric:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Peritoneal mesothelioma malignant
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By peggy: Do nails recover from onycholysis and re-attach
(for a 72 year old woman who has Onycholysis, and takes Gleevec)
Have been on Imatinib (Glivec) almost 3 years. 6 months ago nails became discoloured and partly separated from finger. Separation is still spreading down nail. Could I lose nail(s)? Will nails recover and will new nail growth be attached to fingers?
(Number of patients like peggy: 97)
- By Francesca: I have been treated with gleevec for 10 years for cml and have recently been diagnosed with enthesopathy. is there a correlation between the two?
(for a 54 year old woman who has Enthesopathy In Hip Area, and takes Gleevec, Estradiol, Spironolactone, Pantoprazole, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride)
I recently was diagnosed with Enthesopathy after an exam and xray.I began to experience sever pain in my left hip that was not related to an accident.
(Number of patients like Francesca: 2,290)
- By Midwestloner: What drugs interact with tumeric?
(for a 62 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, Short-Term Memory Loss, and takes Turmeric)
I have heard that Tumeric has a wide variety of benefits but have not been able to determine if it also adversely interacts with other medications. I take 200 mg tablet daily and also take a number of RX for high blood pressure, gout, high cholesterol and high triglycerides
(Number of patients like Midwestloner: 8,430)
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Marler Spence: Healthy with myeloma
(for 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 ...
(Number of patients like Marler Spence: 45)
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:
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