Imatinib Veenat Capsules & Tablets

Veenat Imatinib 100mg & 400 mg Medicine by Natco Pharma

Imatinib comes in both Tablets and capsules form under the Brand name Veenat that is a chemotherapy drug used to treat certain types cancer of such as acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, gastrointestinal stromal tumors etc. Gefitinibprice offering Imatinib cancer drugs Manufactured by well-know pharmaceutical company like Veenat 400mg Tablets & Veenat 100mg Capsules by Natco. 

Veenat Imatinib 100mg & 400 mg Medicine Details :

  • Brand Name : Veenat Tablets
  • Contents : Imatinib Mesylate
  • Form : Tablets
  • Strength : 400mg & 100mg
  • Manufacturer : Natco Pharma Ltd.
  • Packing : Pack of 30 tabs

Veenat Imatinib

WHAT IS IMATINIB?

Imatinib mesylate belongs to the signal transduction inhibitor category of targeted therapies.  It is particularly a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It works by preventing the growth of cancer cells.

USES

It is mainly used to treat leukemia, certain bone marrow diseases, a certain type of skin cancer, and certain intestinal tumors (eg, gastrointestinal stromal tumors [GIST]). It may also be used to prevent cancer from growing in patients after surgical removal of GIST. It is also used to treat mastocytosis (a buildup of large amounts of mast cells in certain parts of the body) or hypereosinophilic syndrome (a buildup of large amounts of eosinophils in the body).

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS

Patients using Veenat may encounter unwanted side effects such as: Upset stomach, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Headaches, Excessive fatigue, Dizziness or lightheadedness

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as: Unexplained weight gain, Fainting, Joint or muscle pain, Sleeping problems, Jaundice, Shortness of breath, Bloody or tarry stools

If you notice other side effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist , if you have allergies to this medicines, foods, or other substances.
  • To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised or injured, use caution with sharp objects like safety razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports.
  • It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
  • Before using this medication, Discuss with your doctor about your medical history, especially of : bleeding problems, heart problems (such as heart attack, angina) , high blood pressure , liver problems.
  • Lab tests, including blood pressure, liver function, thyroid hormone levels may be performed while you use Imatinib. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects.
  • If this medicine is prescribed for you then never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.

 

If you have any questions about Imatinib Mesylate, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

VEENAT IMATINIB INTERACTIONS

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

This medication can slow down the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. An example of an affected drug is warfarin, among others.

STORAGE

Store at 20º to 25ºC (68º to 77ºF); excursions permitted to 15 to 30ºC (59 to 86ºF). Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Veenat out of the reach and sigh of children and away from pets.

DISPOSAL

If your doctor tells you to stop taking this medicine or the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine you have left over.

NOTE

We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice.