Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
gleevec or imatinib is a tyrosine-kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of multiple cancers
the most common side effects include feeling sick (nausea), diarrhea, headaches, leg aches/cramps, fluid retention, visual disturbances, itchy rash, lowered resistance to infection, bruising or bleeding, loss of appetite
are you getting gleevec currently? what effects are you having?