Gleevec and Irregularity of bowels - from FDA reports
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 . We study 24,728 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA. Among them, 252 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 myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from Gleevec 25,083 users)
Irregularity Of Bowels
Irregularity of bowels has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,635 Irregularity of bowels patients).
On Feb, 04, 2017
24,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 252 people (1.02%) have Irregularity Of Bowels
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gleevec when people have Irregularity Of Bowels *:
- < 1 month: 23.08 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.23 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.85 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Irregularity Of Bowels when taking Gleevec *:
- female: 59.2 %
- male: 40.8 %
Age of people who have Irregularity Of Bowels when taking Gleevec *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.61 %
- 10-19: 0.61 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.64 %
- 40-49: 10.91 %
- 50-59: 20.0 %
- 60+: 64.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (101 people, 40.08%)
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (53 people, 21.03%)
- Nausea (13 people, 5.16%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (8 people, 3.17%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 2.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (16 people, 6.35%)
- Diovan (15 people, 5.95%)
- Lasix (14 people, 5.56%)
- Zofran (13 people, 5.16%)
- Lactulose (13 people, 5.16%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (101 people, 40.08%)
- Diarrhea (91 people, 36.11%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (71 people, 28.17%)
- Fatigue (71 people, 28.17%)
- Abdominal Pain (52 people, 20.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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