Yes, this is one of the side effects.
No i took gleevec for 18 months and had no problem with my hair..
On a positive note, your hair may even get darker and gray may fade!
Each case howereevr is different some do lose their hair. Small price to pay for many additional years of life (wife is going on 13 years and is AGAIN undetectable with a small dosagfe change.
I have been taking gleevec for 13 years now, and I never lost my hair …yet…
But I know some peoples that is on gleevec and they are losing their hair… a bit at a time…
I have been on Gleevec since 08 and not had any signs of hair loss until the last 6 months. I don’t know if the med is the cause of my hair loss.
- Gleevec Information for Consumers
- Gleevec Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gleevec (detailed)
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