Imalek 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia), Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Imalek Tablet


Uses of Imalek Tablet

Imalek 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.

Side effects of Imalek Tablet


Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Edema, Abdominal pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp.


How to use Imalek 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. Imalek 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Imalek Tablet works

Imalek 100mg tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Imalek Tablet

Expert advice for Imalek Tablet

  • Always take Imalek with food and a full glass of water.
  • Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • Imalek may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Water retention and swelling are very common side effects of Imalek. Notify your doctor if you have unexpected rapid weight gain.
  • Notify your doctor about all the medications you are taking, including over the counter medicines and dietary supplements.
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Special precautions for Imalek 100mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Imalek 100mg Tablet 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.
Imalek 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

After taking Imalek 100mg Tablet avoid breastfeeding for 8 to 9 hours to reduce the exposure to the baby.
Imalek 100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Imalek 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imalek 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Imalek 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Imalek 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Imatinib mesylate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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