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 Multi-Vitamins, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 20,137 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Irregularity of bowels. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregularity of bowels and more.
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Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Gleevec 20,284 users)
Irregularity of bowels has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, mastication disorder, malignant neoplasm progression, actinic keratosis, allergic rhinitis (latest reports from 77,064 Irregularity of bowels patients).
On Jul, 28, 2016
20,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 227 people (1.13%) have Irregularity Of Bowels
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Hello - I was diagnosed with CML in June 2012 -- and have been on Gleevec since then. Since 2013 I have had symptoms of excessive belching, nausea and weakness. The belching can last from 10 minutes to 2-3 hours. Has anyone had similar symptoms? If so - have you found any solutions? Looking for answers. Thanks!
Hello - I was diagnosed with CML in June 2012 -- and have been on Gleevec since then. Since 2013 I have had symptoms of excessive belching, nausea and weakness. The belching can last from 10 minutes to 2-3 hours. Has anyone had similar symptoms? If so - have you found any ...
I was diagnosed with CML 13 years ago. I have since had about 20 kidney stones. I have been researching causes and wondered if Gleevec has been the cause. I follow all the normal precautions and far as diet and drinking plenty of water but continue to get them.
Have had facial rash and open sores for over a month. I have been on Gleevec for 7 yrs this Sept. MY ONCOLOGIST said he didn't know what it was and has referred me to a dermatologist. It took me five minutes on line to figure it out. It looks exactly like the pictures of Gleevec rash. Can ...
Been on Gleevec since 11/2012 and was just diagnosed with muscle wasting. Dr. is talking about swtching me to Sprycel which is hard on the heart. I am just worried hesrt is damaged and this would be opening a bag of worms
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