Cadinib Imatinib 400 mg Tablets
Brand Name: Cadinib
Content: Imatinib Mesylate
Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited
Strength: 400 mg
Packing: Strip of 10 Tablets
WHAT IS CADINIB 400 MG TABLETS?
Cadinib is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
WHAT IS THE USE OF CADINIB 400 MG TABLETS?
Imatinib is used for treating certain types of leukemia, certain bone marrow diseases, a certain type of skin cancer, and certain intestinal tumors (e.g., gastrointestinal stromal tumors [GIST]). It may also be used to prevent cancer from growing in patients after surgical removal of GIST.
Cadinib 400mg Tablet
is used in the treatment of blood
cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and
gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
Cadinib 400mg Tablet
is an anti-cancer medication. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal
protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the
spread of cancer cells.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF CADINIB 400 MG TABLETS?
Upset stomach, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, headache, muscle/joint pain, muscle cramps, dizziness, blurred vision, or drowsiness may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Vomiting, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Edema, Abdominal pain,
Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp.
your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including:
bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness, sudden/unexplained weight gain, swelling
hands/ankles/feet/abdomen, swelling around the eyes, shortness of breath, fast
heartbeat, black/bloody stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, symptoms
of liver disease (such as nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, loss of appetite,
stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine).
Cadinib 400 mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in
larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not take this medicine on an
empty stomach. You may require frequent blood tests and liver function tests
while taking this medicine. You may also require frequent follow-ups with your
doctor to check the progress of treatment. Do not stop the use of this medicine
without consulting your doctor.