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Glivec

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Glivec

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Imatinib Mesylate साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Glivec Information

Glivec Benefits & Uses

Glivec is used to treat the following -

Glivec 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.

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Ingredients of Glivec

Imatinib Mesylate

Glivec Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Glivec is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Rash
  3. Edema Severe
  4. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  5. Abdominal Pain Severe
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Fatigue Severe
  8. Gastritis Moderate
  9. Peripheral Neuropathy Moderate
  10. Dehydration Moderate
  11. Erythema
  12. Jaundice Moderate
  13. Confusion
  14. Flushing
  15. Angina Pectoris
  16. Rhinitis
  17. Weakness
  18. Urticaria
  19. Breast Enlargement
  20. Constipation Severe

Glivec Related Warnings

Is the use of Glivec safe for pregnant women?

Glivec has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Glivec without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Glivec safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Glivec. If you see any side effects, stop taking Glivec immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Glivec again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Glivec on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Glivec. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Glivec on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Glivec on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Glivec on the Heart?

Glivec can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Glivec with Other Drugs

Glivec should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Glivec Contraindications

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

  1. Diabetes
  2. Heart Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Jaundice
  6. Bleeding
  7. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Frequently asked Questions about Glivec

Is this Glivec habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Glivec is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Glivec you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Glivec should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Glivec for mental disorders.

No

Glivec Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Glivec

Taking Glivec with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Glivec

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Glivec with alcohol.

Unknown

Details

सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 674-676
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 869