Lower-cost generic availableClass: Cancer

Gleevec

(imatinib)

Lower-cost generic availableClass: Cancer
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Side effect rates for Gleevec (imatinib)

1425 From clinical trials of Gleevec / Acute lymphoid leukemia
  • Neutropenia (<750/µl)
  • Thrombocytopenia (<75,000/µl)
  • Hepatic (transaminase and/or bilirubin)
  • Infection
  • Low blood potassium
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Mouth and lip swelling
  • Low body oxygen
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Low blood pressure

Common concerns from people taking Gleevec (imatinib)

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