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Imatinib 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Imatinib 100 mg Tablet

Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia), Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
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915.38
₹91.54/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Imatinib Tablet

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Uses of Imatinib Tablet

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

Common

Side Effects of Imatinib are Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp.

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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 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Imatinib Tablet works

Imatinib 100 mg 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 Imatinib Tablet

Expert advice for Imatinib Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Imatinib Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Imatinib 100 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Imatinib with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Imatinib with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta
Imatinib with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Imatinib with Simvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Simvastatin: Starstat, Zosta, Biosim, Femella, Simlup, Simcard, Simvotin
Imatinib with Lovastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lovastatin: Lostatin, Statin
Imatinib with Fluvastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluvastatin: Lescol
Imatinib with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Notian, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin
Imatinib with Posaconazole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Imatinib with Clarithromycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard
Imatinib with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Imatinib with Azithromycin
MODERATE
Imatinib with Voriconazole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Imatinib with Clotrimazole
MODERATE
Imatinib with Terbinafine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Imatinib with Erythromycin
MODERATE
Imatinib with Itraconazole
MODERATE
Imatinib with Sertaconazole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Zalain
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