Imatib ( imatinib) 400 mg

Description

 Imatib ( imatinib) 400 mg manufactured by Cipla

Imatib is used for the treatment of a type of leukemia (chronic myeloid leukemia or CML), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs – a type of tumor that grows in the walls of the digestive passages and may spread to other parts of the body). Imatib may also be used to prevent cancer from growing in patients after surgical removal of GIST. Imatib is also used for the treatment of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (a tumor that forms under the top layer of skin) when the tumor cannot be removed surgically, has spread to other parts of the body, or has come back after surgery.

Imatib (Imatinib) is used to prevent and stop the growth of cancer cells of some types of myeloid leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. This medicine helps your body to stop making abnormal cells which cause the tumors to grow

Tobacco, grapefruit juice, and alcohol may interact with Imatib (Imatinib). Take Imatib (Imatinib) strictly as directed by your physician, with a glass of water and a meal.

Packing 10 tablets

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Side Effects

As with all medications, Imatib (Imatinib) has the potential to cause side effects in some patients. Common side effects include indigestion, an acid stomach, belching, feeling full or bloated, feeling empty, sad, or unusually cold, having difficulty moving, sleeplessness, stiff muscles, loose stools, unexplained weight loss, passing gas, a lack of interest or loss of pleasure in things, belching, and heartburn. If these symptoms worsen or persist contact your physician.

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