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Review: could Gleevec cause Hallucination?

We study 20,252 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Gleevec

Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,436 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 168,145 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 20,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 38 people (0.19%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.02% of all the 168,531 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I was just wondering if taking gleevec for 3 years would cause hearing loss (ringing in the ear)

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I was prescribed Imatinib for 3 years after GIST was removed, to try prevent recurrence, Over 2 years into course, developed severe cough and cold which have persisted, more or less, to this day. Was hospitalised early this year to get rid of gunge in my lungs and afterwards (March) had a bronchoscopy. Within hours my right ear had blocked and so it has remained. 3 weeks ago had grommet fitted but that hasn't worked - it became 'crusted over' and the crust has apparently been removed but it will almost certainly (in my view) happen again - because I still have this horrible gunge in my nose and it sets like concrete, which is presumably what happened in my ear.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • My husband is taken Dilaudid while in the hospital & I have repeatedly told the doctor that they have given him too much. He gets restless, irritated, impatient, see things that are not there, etc. He wants to argue with me, says things that make no sense, then gets angry when I don't understand what he wants, etc.

    Reply

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