Review: could Gleevec cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?
Summary: Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Gleevec, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Flomax, and have Chronic myeloid leukaemia.
We study 20,259 people who have side effects while taking Gleevec from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.
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Gleevec has active ingredients of imatinib mesylate. It is often used in chronic myelogenous leukemia (cml). (latest outcomes from 20,443 Gleevec users)
Vitamin b12 deficiency
Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 2,484 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 20,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Gleevec. Among them, 7 people (0.03%) 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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