Imat 400mg Tablet
$50.00 – $130.00
Uses of Imat 400mg Tablet (Imatinib)
It is working on using
- Sharp-pointed lymphoblastic leukemia
- Hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) or chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL)
- Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disorders
- Habitual myeloid leukemia
Imat 400mg Tablet generic name is Imatinib
What is Imatinib Mesylate for:
This medication is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor prescribed for treating a particular type of cancers such as chronic myelogenous leukemia, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, and other cancers.
How does Imatinib Mesylate work:
It prevents the growth of cancer cells.
How should Imatinib Mesylate uses:
Available in the form of tablets, to take by mouth (orally) with a meal and glass of water (8 oz240 ml). PO- Dose varies from 400mg day to 800mg day depending on condition. 400 to 600mg day should administer once daily, 800mg day should help twice daily.
Common side effects of Imatinib Mesylate :
This drug may need to stop—the chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. You are feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear vision until you see how this drug affects you. Belly pain. Cough. Headache. Hair loss. Hair most often grows back when this drug is stopped, upset stomach, or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Runny nose. Muscle pain. Harm to the liver may rarely happen.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose, and go back to your average time. Do not take two doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as-needed basis.
What precautions should I take when taking Imatinib Mesylate :
Suppose you have an allergy to imatinib or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any medicines. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This tablet includes telling about the rash, hives; itching, shortness of breath, wheezing; cough, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs if you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away.
Signs of a terrible reaction to the drug.
These include wheezing, chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color, seizures, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, terrible sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain—trouble breathing. Change in thinking and with logic and swelling in your legs or belly. Dreadful headache. Terrible belly pain. Agitated stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Not able to eat. A significant weight gain. Any bruising or bleeding. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better, or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Imatinib Mesylate with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other medicines and food. – Taking them together can cause harmful side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Imatinib Mesylate :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not uses past the expiry date.
Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukemia), Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
Zydus Cadila Pharma
10 tablets in 1 strip
6 To 15 days