Imatib A 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Imatib A 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia), Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
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Medicine Overview of Imatib A Capsule

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Uses of Imatib A Capsule

Imatib A 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
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Side effects of Imatib A Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Imatib A Capsule

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. Imatib A 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Imatib A Capsule works

Imatib a 100mg capsule 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 Imatib A Capsule

Expert advice for Imatib A Capsule

  • Always take Imatib a with food and a full glass of water.
  • Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • Imatib a 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 Imatib a. 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Imatib A 100mg Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Imatib A 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.
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Lactation
Imatib A 100mg Capsule 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 Imatib A 100mg Capsule avoid breastfeeding for 8 to 9 hours to reduce the exposure to the baby.
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Driving
Imatib A 100mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Imatib A 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Imatib A 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Imatib A 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Imatib A 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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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