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LEUKANIB 100MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LEUKANIB

Imatinib Mesylate(100 mg)

food interaction for LEUKANIB

alcohol interaction for LEUKANIB

pregnancy interaction for LEUKANIB

lactation interaction for LEUKANIB

medicine interaction for LEUKANIB

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alcohol
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It is better to take Leukanib 100mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Leukanib 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Leukanib 100mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • MODERATE INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LEUKANIB

    Imatinib Mesylate(100 mg)

    Uses

    Leukanib 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (chronic myeloid leukaemia)

    How it works

    In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Leukanib 100mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LEUKANIB

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    • IMAT 100 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
      Rs. 45.56/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 455.65
      save 59% more per tablet
    • IMALEK 100MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 87.59/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 875.90
      save 20% more per tablet
    • IMATINIB 100 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 91.54/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 915.38
      save 17% more per tablet
    • LUPINIB 100 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 47/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 470
      save 57% more per tablet
    • MITINAB 100MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 900
      save 18% more per tablet

    Expert advice FOR LEUKANIB

    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)