Gleevec and Irregularity of bowels - from FDA reports


Summary

Irregularity of bowels 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 Aspirin, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia. This review analyzes which people have Irregularity of bowels with Gleevec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,586 people who have side effects when taking Gleevec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 17, 2017

25,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 265 people (1.04%) have Irregularity Of Bowels


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Irregularity of bowels?

Time on Gleevec when people have Irregularity Of Bowels *:

  • < 1 month: 24.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.13 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irregularity Of Bowels when taking Gleevec *:

  • female: 59.7 %
  • male: 40.3 %

Age of people who have Irregularity Of Bowels when taking Gleevec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.05 %
  • 40-49: 10.4 %
  • 50-59: 21.97 %
  • 60+: 62.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (103 people, 38.87%)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (59 people, 22.26%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 4.91%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (9 people, 3.40%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 2.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (16 people, 6.04%)
  • Diovan (15 people, 5.66%)
  • Zofran (14 people, 5.28%)
  • Lasix (14 people, 5.28%)
  • Lactulose (13 people, 4.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (109 people, 41.13%)
  • Diarrhea (97 people, 36.60%)
  • Fatigue (77 people, 29.06%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (75 people, 28.30%)
  • Weakness (54 people, 20.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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