Review: Irregularity of bowels in Gleevec
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 2, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Irregularity of bowels (Constipation) by studying 19,837 people who take Gleevec. We analyze: the time on Gleevec when people have Irregularity of bowels, gender and age of these people, the severity of Irregularity of bowels, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Gleevec. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 200 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media since 1977. The results are personalized to your gender and age. Start now >>>
Gleevec (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml), chronic myeloid leukaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Gleevec include nausea aggravated, nausea, fever, rashes, diarrhea.
Irregularity of bowels
Irregularity of bowels has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Dec, 2, 2013: 19,837 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 147 people (0.74%) have Irregularity Of Bowels.
Time on Gleevec when people have Irregularity of bowels * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregularity of bowels||47.44%||30.77%||3.85%||2.56%||5.13%||10.26%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Irregularity of bowels when taking Gleevec * :
|Irregularity of bowels||58.10%||41.90% |
Age of people who have Irregularity of bowels when taking Gleevec * :
|Irregularity of bowels||0.00%||0.54%||1.08%||0.00%||3.23%||10.75%||21.51%||62.90% |
Severity of Irregularity of bowels when taking Gleevec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregularity of bowels||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregularity of bowels ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (108 people, 73.47%)
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (42 people, 28.57%)
- Arthralgia (15 people, 10.20%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (12 people, 8.16%)
- Nausea (12 people, 8.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (33 people, 22.45%)
- Multi-vitamins (31 people, 21.09%)
- Diovan (28 people, 19.05%)
- Vincristine (23 people, 15.65%)
- Prilosec (22 people, 14.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related search: Gleevec, Irregularity of bowels
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) is often used for chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). Find out below the conditions Gleevec is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Gleevec used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Gleevec side effects from A to Z:
Browse Gleevec drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Smooch: Is it safe to take ditropan xl after having lap-band surgery?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Severe Stomach Pain, Constipation, Depression, and takes Effexor, Seroquel Xr, Depakote Er, Synthroid, Klonopin Rapidly Disintegrating)
I have had Lap-Band surgery and after being on Diptropan XL six weeks, I am having severe stomach pains, constipation, and depression. I am afraid it has damaged my Lap-Band. Is this safe for me to take?
(Number of patients like Smooch: 12,828)
- By Ruthrobin: What do i do to get over constipation while taking nitrofurantoin? only 2 days left to take the medicine. i am very uncomfortable
(for a 62 year old woman who has Constipation, and takes Nitrofurantoin)
I have been taking nitrofurantoin for a bladder infection for 3 days now. Today I find myself very constipated. I still have 2 more full days to take the medication. What can I do to ease the constipation?
(Number of patients like Ruthrobin: 467)
- By peggy: Do nails recover from onycholysis and re-attach
(for a 72 year old woman who has Onycholysis, and takes Gleevec)
Have been on Imatinib (Glivec) almost 3 years. 6 months ago nails became discoloured and partly separated from finger. Separation is still spreading down nail. Could I lose nail(s)? Will nails recover and will new nail growth be attached to fingers?
(Number of patients like peggy: 97)
More questions for: Gleevec, Irregularity of bowels
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Leslieh29: Trying to figure out my diagnosis . no doctor can figure it out
(for a 29 year old woman who has Simple Partial Seizures, Lightheadedness - Fainting, Constipation, Nausea, Chills, and takes Celexa)
I have been having these fainting spells since I was 12 .. It starts with lower abdominal pain followed by feeling light headed then I black out and my body shakes kind of like a seizure but last a few seconds then I come to ..then I feel nausea and also I have chills
(Number of patients like Leslieh29: 2,441)
- By zendjinn: Lithium constipation and tremor
(for a 56 year old woman who has Constipation, and takes Lexapro)
After taking Lithium Carb for about three months, I realize I've been moderately constipated for several weeks. I also have been nauseous and suddenly realize that it's probably related to the nausea and maybe the cause of it.
(Number of patients like zendjinn: 1,647)
- By toschdr: Epilepsy and depression drug side effects
(for a 42 year old man who has Epilepsy, Generalized Tonic-clonic Seizure, Myoclonic Epilepsy, Partial Seizures, Constipation, Sleeplessness, Fatigue, Depression, Weight Gain - Unintentional, Gums - Bleeding, Agitation, Aggression, and takes Valproate Sodium, Lexapro, Topamax)
42yo male having infrequent seizures since he was 19yo.
Was recently placed on Neurontin and Topamax after a single seizure. This combination of meds appeared to increase the frequency of seizures ( from 1 every few years unmedicated, to 1 every month ). Dosage being increased after each seizure. ...
(Number of patients like toschdr: 10,827)
More reviews for: Gleevec, Irregularity of bowels
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.