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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 20,259 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.

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Gleevec

Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from 20,444 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 30,204 Hallucination patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 20,259 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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  • Just taken 2 capsules of 200 mg each of (Nurofen express period pain) and went to sleep. Experienced some hallucinations, very faint and slow heart beat, sweating and felt dizzy while asleep

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  • I had emergency surgery for small bowel blockage due to lesions from a previous stomach surgery. After I made a complaint of sitting in my own diahrrea for 2 hours, my head nurse, Dan took acception to my complaining and he then,along with a few other young nurses and apprenticing Dr's proceeded to give me morphine which myself, a caregiver and daughter asked them not to give me.that in turn caused NMS!!!

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