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Product name : Admine 400 mg
Generic Name : Imatinib Tablets
Manufacturer : Adley
This medication isused to treat certain types of cancer (such as acutelymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, gastrointestinalstromal tumors, and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases). It isa chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping the growthof cancer cells.
How to use ImatinibMESYLATE
Takethis medication by mouth with a meal and a full glass ofwater (8 ounces/240 milliliters) as directed by your doctor, usually once ortwice daily. Do not crush the tablets. If you have trouble swallowing thetablets whole, you may dissolve the tablets in a glass of water or apple juice.The amount of liquid will depend on your dose. Consult your doctoror pharmacist for more detailed instructions. Stir the mixture welluntil the tablet(s) dissolve, and drink right away.
Upsetstomach, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, headache, muscle/jointpain, muscle cramps, dizziness, blurred vision, or drowsinessmay occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctoror pharmacist promptly.
People usingthis medication may have serious side effects. However, your doctorhas prescribed this drug because he or she has judged that the benefit to youis greater than the risk ofside effects. Careful monitoring by your doctor maydecrease your risk.
Beforetaking imatinib, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you areallergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product maycontain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or otherproblems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
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Druginteractions may change how your medications work or increaseyour risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain allpossible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use(including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share itwith your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosageof any medicines without your doctor's approval.