Timinib 400 Mg Capsule 10
Imatinib mesylate is used to treat cancers of stomach and intestine, blood and skin.
How does the drug work?
Imatinib mesylate interferes with the growth of cancer cells and prevents the spread of the cancer cells in the body.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects which occur with imatinib mesylate are skin rash, tiredness, muscle or joint pain, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. How to take imatinib mesylate capsule? Take the imatinib mesylate capsule with meals and not on empty stomach.
2. What tests should I undergo while using imatinib mesylate? You should undergo regular tests to check your liver functioning while using imatinib mesylate.
3. Can I operate machinery while using imatinib mesylate? Do not operate machinery while using imatinib mesylate due to the possibility of severe drowsiness and dizziness with the medicine.
4. What precautions should a caregiver take while using imatinib mesylate? The caregiver should handle the patient by wearing rubber gloves to avoid contact with bodily fluids into which the medicine can enter.
5. What is the dose caregiver imatinib mesylate in adults? The dose of imatinib mesylate usually is based on the type and severity of cancer. Take the exact dose as prescribed by your doctor.