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LEVIN 400 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LEVIN(DRL)

Imatinib Mesylate(400 mg)

food interaction for LEVIN(DRL)

alcohol interaction for LEVIN(DRL)

pregnancy interaction for LEVIN(DRL)

lactation interaction for LEVIN(DRL)

medicine interaction for LEVIN(DRL)

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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It is better to take Levin 400 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Levin 400 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Levin 400 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    LIPICURE 10 MG TABLET 
  • MODERATE INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LEVIN(DRL)

    Imatinib Mesylate(400 mg)

    Uses

    Levin 400 mg tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (chronic myeloid leukaemia)

    How it works

    Levin 400 mg tablet In patients with cancer, a change in DNA (genetic material) triggers a signal which produces abnormal cancer cells. Levin 400 mg tablet blocks this signal, and thus stops the production of these cancer cells.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal pain, Edema, Abdominal pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LEVIN(DRL)

    13 Substitutes
    13 Substitutes
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    • IMANIB 400 MG TABLET
      (30 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 208.33/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 6250
      pay 55% more per tablet
    • IMAT 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
      Rs. 157.02/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 1570.21
      pay 17% more per tablet
    • IMATINIB 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 175.87/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 1758.73
      pay 31% more per tablet
    • LUPINIB 400 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 200.40/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 2004
      pay 49% more per tablet
    • IMATIB 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 300/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 3000
      pay 124% more per tablet

    Expert advice FOR LEVIN(DRL)

    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)