Review: could Gleevec cause Recurrent leg pain and cramping (Blockage of leg arteries)?
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 Metoprolol, and have Sarcoma.
We study 20,257 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 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 has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from 20,442 Gleevec 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, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, arthritis. (latest reports from 2,385 Recurrent leg pain and cramping patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 20,257 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 8 people (0.04%) have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping.
Time on Gleevec when people have Recurrent leg pain and cramping * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Recurrent leg pain and cramping||77.78%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Gleevec * :
|Recurrent leg pain and cramping||93.75%||6.25% |
Age of people who have Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Gleevec * :
|Recurrent leg pain and cramping||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||93.75% |
Severity of Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Gleevec ** :
How people recovered from Recurrent leg pain and cramping ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sarcoma (8 people, 100.00%)
- Carcinoid tumour of the gastrointestinal tract (4 people, 50.00%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (2 people, 25.00%)
- Chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoprolol (2 people, 25.00%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid srt (2 people, 25.00%)
- Diovan hct (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Kansasrock on Aug, 24, 2014:
51 year old male. Was having severe nightly quad cramps that were extremely painful. Had a PFO closure three weeks ago. No leg cramps since.
25% of population born with PFO so you might have it checked out.
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