Gleevec and Recurrent leg pain and cramping - from FDA reports


Summary

Recurrent leg pain and cramping 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 Ambien, and have Sarcoma . We study 24,728 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA. Among them, 9 have Recurrent leg pain and cramping. Find out below who they are, when they have Recurrent leg pain and cramping 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 25,083 users)

Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping

Recurrent leg pain and cramping (repeated leg pain and muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, chronic myeloid leukaemia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 2,872 Recurrent leg pain and cramping patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

24,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 9 people (0.04%) have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Recurrent leg pain and cramping?

Time on Gleevec when people have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping when taking Gleevec *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping when taking Gleevec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sarcoma (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Pain (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Carcinoid Tumour Of The Gastrointestinal Tract (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Valsartan (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Metformin (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Melatonin (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Lipitor (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Ambien (1 person, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urticaria (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Panic Reaction (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Nasal Congestion (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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