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|Packaging Size||10 Tablets|
|Composition||Imatinib Tablets IP|
What is imatinib tablet used for?Imatinib is used to treat certain types of leukemia
(cancer that begins in the white blood cells) and other cancers and disorders of the blood cells.
USES OF IMATINIB TABLET
- Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
- Blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
BENEFITS OF IMATINIB TABLET
In Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body's ability to fight infection. Imatinib 400 Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.Show More
SIDE EFFECTS OF IMATINIB TABLETMost side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about themCommon side effects of Imatinib
- Edema (swelling)
- Muscle cramp
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE IMATINIB TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Imatinib 400 Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW IMATINIB TABLET WORKS
Imatinib 400 Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. A protein enzyme, bcr-abl tyrosine kinase, responsible for the growth of abnormal proliferation of cancer cells. This medicine inhibits the proliferation and induces apoptosis (planned cell death) in bcr-abl positive cells (cancer cells). This is how it works to stop or slow the spread of cancer.