Gleevec and Sleep disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleep disorder 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 Aromasin, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 24,728 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA. Among them, 41 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder 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)

Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with depression, pain, osteoporosis, quit smoking, high blood pressure (latest reports from 66,039 Sleep disorder patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

24,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 41 people (0.17%) have Sleep Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Sleep disorder?

Time on Gleevec when people have Sleep Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleep Disorder when taking Gleevec *:

  • female: 55.26 %
  • male: 44.74 %

Age of people who have Sleep Disorder when taking Gleevec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.73 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 68.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (23 people, 56.10%)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (13 people, 31.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Back Pain (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Neuralgia (1 person, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Aromasin (4 people, 9.76%)
  • Xanax (3 people, 7.32%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 7.32%)
  • Esomeprazole Magnesium (3 people, 7.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Spasms (14 people, 34.15%)
  • Muscle Aches (9 people, 21.95%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Pain In Extremity (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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