About Imatib: Imatib (Imatinib) - 400mg (10 Tablets) is a medicinal drug, prescribed to patients suffering from different types of cancers. This medicine is used for both prevention and stopping the growth of cancer cells by stopping the production of abnormal cells which make the tumor cells to grow. It may be indicated for the treatment of a certain type of leukemia (CML or chronic myeloid leukemia), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), dermatofibrosarcomaprotuberant and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. The medicine is also used for patients who have proven unresponsive to other cancer medications or those who have had tumors surgically removed from them. Your doctor may indicate this medicine for other conditions not listed here.
How to use Imatib
Imatib (Imatinib) - 400mg (10 Tablets) is available in tablets, and they should be swallowed orally, whole. You can take your dose with a snack or light meal; remember to take a full glass of water with each dose. How often you take your tablets will depend on on with how your doctor has instructed you, ensure that you adhere strictly to the recommendations by your doctor. Grape juice and tobacco may react with this medicine, and it is encouraged that you keep off those two for as long as your treatment lasts.
Your doctor will assess your condition and determine how much of Imatib (Imatinib) - 400mg (10 Tablets) will be enough for the treatment of your condition. Do not self-medicate yourself this medicine as it may prove ineffective or cause undesired effects. Do not make any alterations to your dosage or suddenly, stop taking the medicine even if your condition improves before your dosage is over. This may lead to worsening of your symptoms. If you miss a dose, and it’s almost time for the next one, skip it and do not take a double dose. Consult your doctor if you miss three doses or more during your treatment.
Imatib Side Effects
As it is with most medications, using Imatib (Imatinib) - 400mg (10 Tablets) for treatment may lead to the occurrence of side effects to some patients. It is important always to let your doctor be aware of any side effects that you experience during your treatment. Some common side effects that most patients experience include indigestion, belching, feeling full or bloated, unusual cold feeling, sadness, feeling empty, experienced difficulties in moving, lack of sleep, stiff or painful muscles, abnormal weight loss, boredom or lack of interest or pleasure in things, heartburn, acid stomach and loose stools. There may be other side effects that have not been referenced here. Talk to your doctor about all possible side effects that you are most likely to experience based on your condition and dosage.
If you are pregnant, trying to conceive or are breastfeeding, Imatib (Imatinib) - 400mg (10 Tablets) may not be suitable for you. Talk to your doctor about the risks of using this medicine if you suffer from illnesses, have a family history of cancer, suffer from hereditary disorders or are allergic to any type of medicines.
Every patient’s dosage is unique, do not start using this medicine if it has not been prescribed and does not share dosages.