Chemotinib 100 Capsule

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Chemotinib 100 Capsule Information

Chemotinib 100 Capsule is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Chemotinib 100 Capsule also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Chemotinib 100 Capsule is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Chemotinib 100 Capsule have been listed ahead. These side effects of Chemotinib 100 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Chemotinib 100 Capsule's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. In addition, Chemotinib 100 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Chemotinib 100 Capsule related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Chemotinib 100 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Chemotinib 100 Capsule with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Chemotinib 100 Capsule is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Chemotinib 100 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Chemotinib 100 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Chemotinib 100 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Chemotinib 100 Capsule Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chemotinib 100 Capsule is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Flushing
  • Rhinitis
  • Weakness
  • Urticaria
  • Breast Enlargement

Chemotinib 100 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Chemotinib 100 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Chemotinib can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Chemotinib 100 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Chemotinib. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Chemotinib 100 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Chemotinib may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Chemotinib 100 Capsule on the Liver?


    Chemotinib has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Chemotinib 100 Capsule on the Heart?


    There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Chemotinib. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate


Chemotinib 100 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Chemotinib 100 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Chemotinib 100 Capsule

  • Is this Chemotinib 100 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Chemotinib 100 Capsule has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Chemotinib 100 Capsule, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Chemotinib 100 Capsule can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Chemotinib 100 Capsule only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Chemotinib 100 Capsule is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Chemotinib 100 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Chemotinib 100 Capsule


    Taking Chemotinib 100 Capsule with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Chemotinib 100 Capsule


    Information about the interaction of Chemotinib 100 Capsule and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 674-676

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 869



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