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Review: could Gleevec cause Conjunctival haemorrhage?





Summary: 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 Vitamin d, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia.

We study 20,254 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Conjunctival haemorrhage. Find out below who they are, when they have Conjunctival haemorrhage and more.

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Gleevec

Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from Gleevec 20,439 users)

Conjunctival haemorrhage

Conjunctival haemorrhage (bleeding underneath the conjunctiva) has been reported by people with onchocerciasis, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression.(latest reports from Conjunctival haemorrhage 1,837 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 20,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 83 people (0.41%) have Conjunctival Haemorrhage.

Trend of Conjunctival haemorrhage in Gleevec reports

Time on Gleevec when people have Conjunctival haemorrhage * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Conjunctival haemorrhage20.59%35.29%23.53%0.00%5.88%14.71%0.00%

Gender of people who have Conjunctival haemorrhage when taking Gleevec * :

FemaleMale
Conjunctival haemorrhage75.22%24.78%

Age of people who have Conjunctival haemorrhage when taking Gleevec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Conjunctival haemorrhage0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.99%15.73%11.24%64.04%

Severity of Conjunctival haemorrhage when taking Gleevec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Conjunctival haemorrhage ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (53 people, 63.86%)
  2. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (14 people, 16.87%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (8 people, 9.64%)
  4. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (in remission) (6 people, 7.23%)
  5. Nausea (6 people, 7.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (11 people, 13.25%)
  2. Folic acid (10 people, 12.05%)
  3. Ambien (9 people, 10.84%)
  4. Atenolol (8 people, 9.64%)
  5. Lasix (8 people, 9.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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