Review: could Gleevec cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?
This is a review of Vitamin b12 deficiency by studying 20,194 people who take Gleevec. We analyze: the time on Gleevec when people have Vitamin b12 deficiency, gender and age of these people, the severity of Vitamin b12 deficiency, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Gleevec. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Gleevec (latest outcomes from 20,424 users) has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml), chronic myeloid leukaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Gleevec include nausea, nausea aggravated, fever, rashes, diarrhea.
Vitamin b12 deficiency
Vitamin b12 deficiency (latest reports from 13,080 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 19,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 7 people (0.04%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency.
Time on Gleevec when people have Vitamin b12 deficiency * :
Gender of people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Gleevec * :
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Gleevec * :
|Vitamin b12 deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Severity of Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Gleevec ** :
How people recovered from Vitamin b12 deficiency ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (7 people, 100.00%)
- Muscle spasms (3 people, 42.86%)
- Anaemia (3 people, 42.86%)
- Metastasis (2 people, 28.57%)
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Flomax (3 people, 42.86%)
- Valtrex (3 people, 42.86%)
- Coreg (3 people, 42.86%)
- Pravastatin (3 people, 42.86%)
- Plavix (3 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hyperthyroidism was found on five milligrams od tapezole, still have blood mucous diahreea improved slightly after sixteen days on thyroid med. asacol and dezicol can't be tolerated any suggestions?
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I began Gleevec therapy in 2001 for my CML, with moderate side effects. In January 2008, I began to have ringing in my ears and it has been non-stop since that time. I tested positve for AIED and I cannot help but wonder if the antibodies in my ears that showed a slightly positive AIED was/is caused by the Gleevec therapy.
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