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Review: could Gleevec cause Recurrent leg pain and cramping?

We study 20,252 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

Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,436 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).

Recurrent leg pain and cramping

Recurrent leg pain and cramping (repeated leg pain and muscle contraction) (latest reports from 15,980 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, arthritis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 20,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 8 people (0.04%) have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping. They amount to 0.05% of all the 15,998 people who have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping on eHealthMe.

Trend of Recurrent leg pain and cramping in Gleevec reports

Time on Gleevec when people have Recurrent leg pain and cramping * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Recurrent leg pain and cramping77.78%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 * :

FemaleMale
Recurrent leg pain and cramping93.75%6.25%

Age of people who have Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Gleevec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Recurrent leg pain and cramping0.00%0.00%6.25%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%93.75%

Severity of Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Gleevec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Recurrent leg pain and cramping ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sarcoma (8 people, 100.00%)
  2. Carcinoid tumour of the gastrointestinal tract (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol (2 people, 25.00%)
  2. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Diovan hct (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was prescribed Imatinib for 3 years after GIST was removed, to try prevent recurrence, Over 2 years into course, developed severe cough and cold which have persisted, more or less, to this day. Was hospitalised early this year to get rid of gunge in my lungs and afterwards (March) had a bronchoscopy. Within hours my right ear had blocked and so it has remained. 3 weeks ago had grommet fitted but that hasn't worked - it became 'crusted over' and the crust has apparently been removed but it will almost certainly (in my view) happen again - because I still have this horrible gunge in my nose and it sets like concrete, which is presumably what happened in my ear.

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  • I have twitching in lower legs, muscle pain and weakness.

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  • Started taking Metformin & 2 years later found out right leg has blockage.

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