Shantinib 100mg Capsule

Shantha Biotech

Composition for Shantinib 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia), Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Shantinib Capsule


Uses of Shantinib Capsule

Shantinib 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.

Side effects of Shantinib Capsule


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


How to use Shantinib Capsule

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. Shantinib 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Shantinib Capsule works

Shantinib 100mg Capsule 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 Shantinib Capsule

Expert advice for Shantinib Capsule

  • Always take Shantinib with food and a full glass of water.
  • Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • Shantinib 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 Shantinib. 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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Shantinib Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Shantinib Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Shantinib 100mg Capsule 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.
Shantinib 100mg Capsule 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 Shantinib 100mg Capsule avoid breastfeeding for 8 to 9 hours to reduce the exposure to the baby.
Shantinib 100mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Shantinib 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Shantinib 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Shantinib 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Shantinib 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 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

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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