LEVIN 400MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, gastrointestinal stromal tumour
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
4026
₹134.2/tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of LEVIN TABLET

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Uses of LEVIN TABLET

Levin 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
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Side effects of LEVIN TABLET

Common

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

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How to use LEVIN 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. It is better to take Levin 400mg tablet with food.

How LEVIN TABLET works

Levin 400mg tablet 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 LEVIN TABLET

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for LEVIN 400MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levin 400mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Levin 400mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LIPICURE 10MG TABLET, ATORLIP 20MG TABLET, ONABET POWDER, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns