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Imanib 100 mg Imatinib Tablets

Medicine Detail

Brand Name:  Imanib 100 mg

Composition:  Imatinib 100 mg

Manufactured by:  Intas Pharmaceuticals

Form:  Tablet

Packing:  Pack of 10 Tablets


Imatinib Mesylate is a targeted therapy. Imatinib Mesylate is classified as a signal transduction inhibitor - protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Imatinib mesylate belongs to the signal transduction inhibitor category of targeted therapies.  It is particularly a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor.


Imatinib Mesylate 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.

Imanib 100 mg Capsule is used to treat and prevent the growth of certain types of cancers of the blood cells, stomach, intestine, bone marrow, and skin.


Common side effects include; Acne-like rash is reported very commonly. Other common adverse effects include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, hair loss.

Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Edema, Abdominal pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp.

Imanib 100 mg Capsule 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.

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.


Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Imanib 100 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

Always take Imanib with food and a full glass of water.

Do not change the dose or discontinue use without consulting your doctor.

Imanib may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.

Water retention and swelling are very common side effects of Imanib. Notify your doctor if you have unexpected rapid weight gain.

Notify your doctor about all the medications you are taking, including over the counter medicines and dietary supplements.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients having conditions like thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, anemia, or bone marrow suppression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. A complete blood count should be performed before initiating treatment with this medicine. Close monitoring of blood counts is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Take Imanib 100 mg Capsule 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.

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