Could Gleevec cause Nosebleed - from FDA reports


Summary

Nosebleed is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 24,330 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA. Among them, 122 have Nosebleed. Find out below who they are, when they have Nosebleed 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 Gleevec 25,077 users)

Nosebleed

Nosebleed (bleeding from nose) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c (latest reports from 40,841 Nosebleed patients).

On Dec, 01, 2016

24,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 122 people (0.5%) have Nosebleed


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Nosebleed?

Time on Gleevec when people have Nosebleed *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Nosebleed when taking Gleevec *:

  • female: 53.28 %
  • male: 46.72 %

Age of people who have Nosebleed when taking Gleevec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 6.94 %
  • 40-49: 6.94 %
  • 50-59: 23.61 %
  • 60+: 56.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (28 people, 22.95%)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (14 people, 11.48%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (11 people, 9.02%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 2.46%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (3 people, 2.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (13 people, 10.66%)
  • Atenolol (9 people, 7.38%)
  • Decadron (8 people, 6.56%)
  • Albuterol Sulfate (7 people, 5.74%)
  • Acetaminophen (7 people, 5.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Thrombocytopenia (29 people, 23.77%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (29 people, 23.77%)
  • Nausea (29 people, 23.77%)
  • Dizziness (29 people, 23.77%)
  • Diarrhea (29 people, 23.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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