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Review: could Gleevec cause Nephrolithiasis (Kidney stones)?

Summary: Nephrolithiasis is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Preventive health care. We study 20,259 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 have Nephrolithiasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nephrolithiasis 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 20,444 Gleevec users)

Nephrolithiasis

Nephrolithiasis (calculi in the kidneys) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 14,363 Nephrolithiasis patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 20,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 84 people (0.41%) have Nephrolithiasis.

Trend of Nephrolithiasis in Gleevec reports

Time on Gleevec when people have Nephrolithiasis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nephrolithiasis18.18%45.45%18.18%0.00%9.09%9.09%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nephrolithiasis when taking Gleevec * :

FemaleMale
Nephrolithiasis22.79%77.21%

Age of people who have Nephrolithiasis when taking Gleevec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nephrolithiasis0.00%0.00%46.05%1.32%7.89%17.11%15.79%11.84%

Severity of Nephrolithiasis when taking Gleevec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Nephrolithiasis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (35 people, 41.67%)
  2. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (33 people, 39.29%)
  3. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (10 people, 11.90%)
  4. Osteoporosis (10 people, 11.90%)
  5. Malignant soft tissue neoplasm (9 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (35 people, 41.67%)
  2. Zantac (35 people, 41.67%)
  3. Mercaptopurine (35 people, 41.67%)
  4. Bactrim (35 people, 41.67%)
  5. Cyclophosphamide (35 people, 41.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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