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LEVIN 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LEVIN 250mg tablet

Imatinib Mesylate(250mg)

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It is better to take Levin 250mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Levin 250mg 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
Levin 250mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LEVIN 250mg tablet

    Imatinib Mesylate(250mg)

    Levin tablet uses

    Levin 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (cml)

    How levin tablet works

    In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Levin 250mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

    Common side effects of levin tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LEVIN tablet

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    Expert advice FOR LEVIN tablet

    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)