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Review: could Gleevec cause Sleep disorder?

Summary: 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 Gastrointestinal stromal tumour.

We study 20,254 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Sleep disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep disorder and more.

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Gleevec

Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,439 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml).

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Sleep disorder

Sleep disorder (latest reports from 42,387 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Sleep disorder reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 20,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 23 people (0.11%) have Sleep Disorder.

Trend of Sleep disorder in Gleevec reports

Time on Gleevec when people have Sleep disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep disorder25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Sleep disorder74.19%25.81%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.18%4.55%77.27%

Severity of Sleep disorder when taking Gleevec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sleep disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (18 people, 78.26%)
  2. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (14 people, 60.87%)
  3. Muscle spasms (4 people, 17.39%)
  4. Pain in extremity (4 people, 17.39%)
  5. Back pain (4 people, 17.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aromasin (8 people, 34.78%)
  2. Carbosylane (8 people, 34.78%)
  3. Furosemide (8 people, 34.78%)
  4. Domperidone (8 people, 34.78%)
  5. Iloprost (6 people, 26.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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