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Review: could Gleevec cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?

Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood pressure.

We study 20,258 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Gleevec and have Hallucination >>>

 

 

 

 

Gleevec

Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from 20,443 Gleevec users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, quit smoking, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 30,196 Hallucination patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 20,258 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 38 people (0.19%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Gleevec reports

Time on Gleevec when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination29.41%47.06%5.88%11.76%5.88%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Gleevec * :

FemaleMale
Hallucination34.48%65.52%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Gleevec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%8.33%54.17%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Gleevec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (16 people, 42.11%)
  2. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (14 people, 36.84%)
  3. Insomnia (12 people, 31.58%)
  4. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (8 people, 21.05%)
  5. Desmoid tumour (4 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine (16 people, 42.11%)
  2. Chlorthalidone (16 people, 42.11%)
  3. Enalapril maleate (15 people, 39.47%)
  4. Hygroton (10 people, 26.32%)
  5. Lexotan (10 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Hallucination while taking Gleevec?

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