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CHEMOTINIB 100MG CAPSULE

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Composition for CHEMOTINIB

Imatinib Mesylate(100mg)

food interaction for CHEMOTINIB

alcohol interaction for CHEMOTINIB

pregnancy interaction for CHEMOTINIB

lactation interaction for CHEMOTINIB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Chemotinib 100mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Chemotinib 100mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Chemotinib 100mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CHEMOTINIB

Imatinib Mesylate(100mg)

Uses

Chemotinib 100mg capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (chronic myeloid leukaemia).

How it works

  • Imatinib Mesylate belongs to a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by preventing abnormal protein activity which signals cancer cells to multiply and spread across the body, thus inhibiting the growth of these abnormal cells.

Common side effects

Nausea, Blurred vision, Bone pain, Joint pain, Chills, Sore throat, Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Hair loss, Headache, Insomnia, Decreased white blood cell count, Muscle cramp, Swelling, Fluid retention, Vomiting, Weight gain, Weight loss, Fever

SUBSTITUTES for CHEMOTINIB

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  • IMANIB 100 MG CAPSULE
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  • CELONIB 100MG CAPSULE
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    Rs. 90/capsule
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    Rs. 900
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  • IMATIB A 100MG CAPSULE
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    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 57.50/capsule
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    Rs. 575
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Expert advice for CHEMOTINIB

Imatinib should always be taken at the advice of a doctor who is experienced in treating cancers.

Do not start or continue imatinib and consult your doctor;
  • If you are allergic to imatinib or any other ingredients in the medicine
  • if you have or had a liver, kidney or heart problem
  • if your thyroid gland has been removed and you have been prescribed levothyroxine
  • if there is weight gain following treatment with imatinib
  • if your develop swelling in part or whole of the body as your body may retain water due to imatinib
Do not start imatinib in children without the advice of the doctor, since it may affect the normal growth in children

Effective contraceptives should be used by women during therapy 

Your doctor may ask you to undergo certain blood tests before and during treatment with imatinib, to check your response to the drug and the drug’s side-effects.

Imatinib can cause dizziness or drowsiness and blurred vision, therefore, caution should be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)