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Cml and gleevec

Premium Questions

Dr. Indranil Ghosh MD

I have CML since 10/2008. Have successfully been on Gleevec for this whole time, daily. I am treated both locally and at MD XXXXXXX Also have very bad -3.7/-3.9, bones. Also have MAC, as well ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indranil Ghosh ( Oncologist)
Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf MD

Can Gleevec , taken daily (400mg) for threeyears, affect one's mental alertness and/or memory? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Ali Rauf ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Prashant Sharma MD

HELLO, MY mother had an intenstinal gist removed two years ago in July and started gleevec ... gotten great results the past two yeats but I know with gleevec as adjuvanct therapy the body may resist ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prashant Sharma ( Oncologist)
Dr.  Michelle Gibson James MD

Is Gleevec chemo treatment a possible cause of the Inguinal Hernia? I have been taking 300 mg/day for 3.5 yrs ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Haseena Hamdani MD

, red blood ct, got very sick with nausea (8 days). Back in, home now and on Gleevec and oral ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Haseena Hamdani ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Deepak Sundriyal MD

My sister-in-law was diagnosed a few months ago with CML Leukemia. She was placed on Novartis ... sites they only talked about Gleevec which is an older drug. I understand both Tasigna (nilotinib ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Sundriyal ( Oncologist)
Dr. Gustav Gous MD

I am a 73 Yr. old female with CML. I had a bout with bronchiatis a few weeks ago. I devoloped pain at the base fo my ribs and now it s spread to my sternum and neck . I was dianosed with CML in 2004 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gustav Gous ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

Is it safe to take lasix with Gleevec? I have AML in remission but continue with my Gleevec ... with the fluid retention being caused by the Gleevec. It is in fact doing nothing. Is Lasix better? I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I am a 67yr. old female with intestinal sarcoma, taking 300 mg. of gleevec daily. have been on Gleevec 12 yrs. and am now loosing . could it be the Gleevec and if so what are the side affects ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Suryakanta Baraha MD

what is the prognosis in weeks/months once a 77 y/o patient has stopped gleevec (taken for 10 years) due to resistance and is maintained on hydrea? is life expectancy less than a year? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suryakanta Baraha ( General & Family Physician)