Gleevec User Reviews

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Gleevec User Reviews

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Comment from: Ibpati32, 35-44 on Treatment for 2-5 years (Patient) Published: May 24

After being on 10 million units sub-q injection daily of Interferon and when Gleevec was passed by the FDA and I was put on it @ 200 mg daily. Within 12 months a repeat BMB revealed that this drug has put me into REMISSION! What a GODSEAND this medication has been for me...

Comment from: Linda, 45-54 on Treatment for 2-5 years (Patient) Published: July 06

I was diagnosed with CML 2 years ago. I was in remission after a year of taking Gleevec. Side effects are mild. Some days I get nauseated, other days I don't. I have found pretzels help with the nausea.

Comment from: 45-54 on Treatment for 5-10 years (Patient) Published: February 17

Have been on Gleevec for CML for 6 years, CML in remission for 5 years. Fatigue is the worst side effect. Muscle cramps a problem but SloMag (slow release magnesium supplement) has helped a lot. The other (many!) side effects are a nuisance but better than the alternative.

Comment from: gleevec, 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months - 1 year Published: December 12

My daughter has been taking Gleevec for almost a year now. Blood results are good, infact dr says shes in blood remission. But she has alot of bone pain, muscle cramps, sleeps 12 to 15 hours a day, no energy.


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