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Altanib Imatinib 400 mg Tablets




Medicine Detail


Brand Name: Altanib

Composition: Imatinib 400mg

Manufacturer: Alkem

Form: Tablet

Packing: Strip of 10 Tablets

ABOUT ALTANIB IMATINIB

Altanib Tablet contains an active ingredient Imatinib Mesylate. It is manufactured by Alkem. Imatinib Mesylate is classified as a signal transduction inhibitor - protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Altanib Imatinib belongs to the signal transduction inhibitor category of targeted therapies.  It is particularly a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor.


MEDICINAL USES:

Altanib Imatinib is used for newly diagnosed adult and pediatric patients with Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase. Ph+ CML in blast crisis accelerated phase or chronic phase after failure of interferon-alpha therapy. Adult patients with relapsed or refractory Philadelphia chromosome acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL). Adult patients with myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD) associated with PDGFR gene rearrangements. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors that are C-kit positive.


ALTANIB IMATINIB SIDE EFFECTS:

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Fluid retention--shortness of breath (even while lying down), swelling, rapid weight gain (especially in your face and midsection); fluid build-up in the lungs--pain when you breathe, wheezing, gasping for breath, cough with foamy mucus;

Liver problems--upper stomach pain, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

Low blood cell counts--fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, swollen gums, mouth sores, skin sores, rapid heart rate, pale skin, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, feeling light-headed;

Signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;

Signs of tumor cell breakdown--lower back pain, blood in your urine, little or no urinating; numbness or tingly feeling around your mouth; muscle weakness or tightness; fast or slow heart rate, weak pulse; confusion, fainting; thyroid symptoms--extreme tired feeling, dry skin, joint pain or stiffness, muscle pain or weakness, hoarse voice, feeling more sensitive to cold temperatures; or

Severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

 

ALTANIB IMATINIB PRECAUTION 

Before utilizing Altanib Tablet, illuminate your specialist about your present rundown of drugs, over the counter items hypersensitivities, previous ailments, and current wellbeing conditions.

Some wellbeing conditions may make you more helpless to the symptoms of the medication. Take as coordinated by your specialist or take after the bearing imprinted on the item embed.

Measurement depends on your condition. Tell your specialist if your condition perseveres or declines. Critical guiding focuses are recorded underneath.

•              Cardiac illness or expanded hazard for congestive heart disappointment

•              Do not drive or work overwhelming hardware

•              Do not give this medication to kids without conference

•              Pregnant or wanting to get pregnant

•              Renal and hepatic disability

 

 STORAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from moisture.

 

DRUG INTERACTIONS:

In the event that you utilize different medications or over the counter items in the meantime, the impacts of Altanib Tablet may change. This may build your hazard for symptoms or cause your medication not to work legitimately. Inform your specialist regarding every one of the medications, vitamins, and home grown supplements you are utilizing, with the goal that you specialist can enable you to forestall or oversee tranquilize collaborations. Altanib Tablet may interface with the accompanying medications and items:

Acetaminophen

Medications used by CYP2D6

Medications used by CYP3A4

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