Review: could Gleevec cause Hallucination?


Summary

Hallucination is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 24,330 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 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 Gleevec 25,077 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,319 Hallucination patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

24,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 40 people (0.16%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Hallucination?

Time on Gleevec when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Gleevec *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Gleevec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 24.14 %
  • 50-59: 10.34 %
  • 60+: 65.52 %

Severity of Hallucination **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Protonix (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Enalapril Maleate (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Chlorthalidone (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Amlodipine (5 people, 12.50%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Gleevec, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (8 people, 20.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (3 people, 7.50%)
  • Insomnia (3 people, 7.50%)
  • Desmoid Tumour (3 people, 7.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (13 people, 32.50%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 27.50%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Fever (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (8 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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