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i am using gliveec but for last two days feel pain in my legs and some time pulling my musels.?

By December 13, 2012 - 10:12pm
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Hi Arshad Khan,

Almost all patients treated with GLEEVEC experience side effects at some time. Most side effects are mild to moderate in severity. Some common side effects that you may experience include:

  • Fluid retention (holding water)
  • Muscle cramps , pain, or bone pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anorexia (loss of appetite)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased hemoglobin (decrease in blood cells which carry oxygen)
  • Hemorrhage (abnormal bleeding)
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Rash

If you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned side effects, please be sure to speak with your doctor immediately.

Hope this helps,


December 14, 2012 - 8:20am
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