Veenat 100 mg

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120 Tablet/s $85.00 (0.71/unit) 0.71
240 Tablet/s $165.00 (0.69/unit) 0.69
360 Tablet/s $240.00 (0.67/unit) 0.67

Veenat 100 mg (Imatinib Mesylate)

Uses of imatinib

imatinib 100mg Mesylate is used in the treatment of blood cancers, bone marrow disorders, skin cancer and certain tumours of the stomach and the digestive tract.

How Dose imatinib works

Veenat 100 mg Tablet belongs to a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by preventing abnormal protein activity which signals cancer cells to multiply and spread across the body, thus inhibiting the growth of these abnormal cells.

Imatinib Common side effects

chills fever, swelling due to fluid retention, and headache, blurred vision, chills or sore throat, , and vomiting, Common: nausea, lack of sleep, bone/ joint pain, hair loss, weight loss, muscle cramps, rapid weight gain

Expert advice

Imatinib should always be taken at the advice of a doctor who is experienced in treating cancers.
Do not start or continue Veenat 100 mg Tablet and consult your doctor;
• If you are allergic to imatinib or any other ingredients in the medicine
• if you have or had a liver, kidney or heart problem
• if your thyroid gland has been removed and you have been prescribed levothyroxine
• if there is weight gain following treatment with Veenat 100 mg Tablet
• if your develop swelling in part or whole of the body as your body may retain water due to Veenat 100 mg Tablet
Do not start Veenat 100 mg Tablet in children without the advice of the doctor, since it may affect the normal growth in children

Effective contraceptives should be used by women during therapy
Your doctor may ask you to undergo certain blood tests before and during treatment with Veenat 100 mg Tablet , to check your response to the drug and the drug’s side-effects.
Imatinib can cause dizziness or drowsiness and blurred vision, therefore, caution should be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Imatinib Mesylate
Q.Is imatinib Mesylate safe during pregnancy?
Studies have shown that the fetus may be harmed with the use of imatinib during pregnancy. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q.Is imatinib/imatinib mesylate curative?
imatinib 100mg can be effective for treating blood cancers like chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ph-positive ALL), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP). It can also treat some diseases where certain blood cells grow in an uncontrolled fashion, like myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD) and hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL). However, most of these diseases can recur. The response to treatment and the chances of recurrence depend upon individual patient and his/her response to the drug.
Q.Is Veenat 100 mg Tablet Mesylate available in India?
Yes, it is available in India as a prescription drug.
Q.Is Veenat 100 mg Tablet Mesylate a chemotherapy drug/cytotoxic drug/monoclonal antibody?
Veenat 100 mg Tablet belongs to a class of medications called protein kinase inhibitors. It is called as a chemotherapeutic or cytotoxic drug as it kills the cancer cells. It is not a monoclonal antibody.
Q.Is imatinib Mesylate effective? How does it work?
Imatinib is used in the treatment of blood cancers like chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ph-positive ALL), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP). It is also used to treat some diseases where certain blood cells grow in an uncontrolled fashion, like myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD) and hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL).
Q.Does imatinib Mesylate cause hair loss?
Yes, hair loss is the common side effect associated with the use of imatinib 100mg.

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Capsules

Equivalent Brand

Gleevec

Generic Name

Imatinib

Indication

Blood cancer, Gastrointestinal stromal tumour

Manufacturer

Natco Pharma Ltd

Packaging

120 tablets in 1 bottle

Composition

Pack Size

120 Tablet/s, 240 Tablet/s, 360 Tablet/s

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