Gleevec and Conjunctival haemorrhage - from FDA reports
Conjunctival haemorrhage is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 24,728 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA. Among them, 95 have Conjunctival haemorrhage. Find out below who they are, when they have Conjunctival haemorrhage and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from Gleevec 25,083 users)
Conjunctival haemorrhage (bleeding underneath the conjunctiva) has been reported by people with onchocerciasis, atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, chronic myeloid leukaemia (latest reports from 2,609 Conjunctival haemorrhage patients).
On Feb, 13, 2017
24,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 95 people (0.38%) have Conjunctival Haemorrhage
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gleevec when people have Conjunctival Haemorrhage *:
- < 1 month: 17.39 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 21.74 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
- 5 - 10 years: 21.74 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Conjunctival Haemorrhage when taking Gleevec *:
- female: 78.89 %
- male: 21.11 %
Age of people who have Conjunctival Haemorrhage when taking Gleevec *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 8.82 %
- 40-49: 17.65 %
- 50-59: 16.18 %
- 60+: 57.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (46 people, 48.42%)
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (12 people, 12.63%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 4.21%)
- Nausea (3 people, 3.16%)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (in Remission) (3 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (5 people, 5.26%)
- Folic Acid (5 people, 5.26%)
- Atenolol (5 people, 5.26%)
- Ambien (5 people, 5.26%)
- Klor-Con (4 people, 4.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Thrombocytopenia (16 people, 16.84%)
- Eye Pain (14 people, 14.74%)
- Rashes (13 people, 13.68%)
- Fatigue (13 people, 13.68%)
- Headache (12 people, 12.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Conjunctival haemorrhage when taking Gleevec?
- Check symptoms - is conjunctival haemorrhage caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- More tools...
Browse all side effects of Gleeveca b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Conjunctival haemorrhageConjunctival haemorrhage
Could your condition cause Conjunctival haemorrhageConjunctival haemorrhage
Can you answer these questions?
Hi ! I am new to this site. I use to follow CML talk - but think that is gone now. Question : I have been on Gleevec - CML diagnosed in 2007. I have been very fortunate, to be None Detected in PCR test since 2008 Being 63 yrs old now - I am 9 yrs on Gleevec 400mgs daily . I have ...
You may be interested in these reviews
Hello - I was diagnosed with CML in June 2012 -- and have been on Gleevec since then. Since 2013 I have had symptoms of excessive belching, nausea and weakness. The belching can last from 10 minutes to 2-3 hours. Has anyone had similar symptoms? If so - have you found any ...
I was diagnosed with CML 13 years ago. I have since had about 20 kidney stones. I have been researching causes and wondered if Gleevec has been the cause. I follow all the normal precautions and far as diet and drinking plenty of water but continue to get them.