Review: could Gleevec cause Sleep Disorder?


Sleep disorder is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aromasin, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia . We study 21,823 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.

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Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Gleevec 22,389 users)

Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorder has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, nausea, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 42,671 Sleep disorder patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

21,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec.
Among them, 30 people (0.14%) have Sleep Disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gleevec cause Sleep disorder?

Time on Gleevec when people have Sleep Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 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: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

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: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 72.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (15 people)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (11 people)
  • Back Pain (2 people)
  • Vomiting (1 person)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (4 people)
  • Domperidone (4 people)
  • Carbosylane (4 people)
  • Aromasin (4 people)
  • Esomeprazole Magnesium (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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