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Imat 400 mg (Imatinib)

Active Ingredient

Imatinib

Indication

Blood cancer

Manufacturer

Zydus Cadila Pharma

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Strength

Imatinib (400mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Imat 400 mg (Imatinib)

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30 Tablet $32.00
60 Tablet $62.00
90 Tablet $91.00
120 Tablet $120.00
180 Tablet $149.00

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Description

What is Imat 400 mg Tablet?

Imat 400 mg Tablet is an anticancer medicine use to treat certain types of leukaemia (cancer that develops inside the white blood cells) and different cancers and problems of the blood cells.

Imat Tablet is also use to treat certain types of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST, a type of tumour that grows in the walls of the digestive tract and can spread to other parts of the body).  

It works by blocking the movement of the strange protein that causes most cancer cells to multiply. This permits to prevention of the spread of maximum cancer cells.

Imat 400 mg Tablet may cause some common adverse effects including nausea, vomiting, oedema, fatigue, muscle cramps, musculoskeletal pain, diarrhoea, rash, and abdominal pain. Most of these side effects do now not require medical hobby and will clear up steadily over time.

However, you’re cautioned to speak for your health practitioner in case you revel in those aspect outcomes persistently.

Uses of Imat 400 mg Tablet

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: Imat 400 mg Tablet is use in the treatment of Chronic myelogenous leukaemia (CML), also known as chronic myeloid leukaemia, which is a type of cancer that affects the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow and the blood cells in the body.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Imat Tablet is used in the treatment of Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) a type of cancer that affects the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow and the blood cells in the body.

It is characterized by the production of too many immature white blood cells, called lymphoblasts, which are not able to function properly.

Myeloproliferative Disorder: Imat 400 mg is use in the treatment of Myeloproliferative disorders are a group of blood disorders that affect the bone marrow and the blood cells in the body.

They are characterized by the  production of blood cells, which can lead to an overabundance of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets.

Myelodysplastic Disease Syndrome(MDS): Imat 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of the Myelodysplastic syndrome group of blood disorders that affect the bone marrow and the blood cells in the body.

It is characterized by the production of abnormal blood cells that do not function properly, leading to a deficiency of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

How to Use Imat 400 mg Tablet?

​Imat 400 mg Tablet can be taken with food or as directed by your doctor.

It is best to take the same time daily to improve the clinical condition. If you miss a dose of Imat 400 mg Tablet take your next dose at your regularly scheduled time. The dose and duration of remedy will depend upon your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.​

How Imat 400 mg Tablet Works?

Imat 400 mg Tablet works by inhibiting the activity of specific proteins called tyrosine kinases, which are involve in the growth and proliferation of cancer cells.

When these proteins are block, cancer cells are unable to grow and divide, which can help to slow the progression of cancer.

How to take Imat 400mg Tablet

Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment based on your disease condition, severity, and other factors. Take the tablets as prescribed by your doctor. Do not break, crush, or chew the tablets.

Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Take this medicine with a meal to avoid stomach problems. If you are unable to swallow the tablets, you can dissolve them as per your doctor’s advice. 

More Information about Imat 400mg Tablet

  • Store Imat 400mg tablet in room temperature (25°C)
  • Keep the injection away from the reach of children and pets.
  • If you forgot to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
  • Avoid direct contact with crushed tablets with the skin or mucous membrane. If such contact occurs, wash thoroughly.

Therapeutic Effects of Imat 400mg Tablet

Imat 400mg tablet is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor that blocks a specific abnormal protein created by a chromosomal abnormality that signals cancer cells to multiply. It inhibits the multiplication and induces cell death in abnormal cancer cells. 

Side Effects of Imat 400mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms cause by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Common

  • Swelling in the face, legs, ankle, and feet
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Muscle cramps and pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash, night sweats
  • Tiredness, dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased weight
  • Decreased RBC and WBC cells
  • Headache
  • Cough, Inflammation in the nose
  • Fever, lack of sleep

Serious

  • Heart failure
  • GI disorders
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Liver failure
  • Swelling in the body

FAQs

Q. How to use Imat 400mg tablet?

Imat 400mg tablet is administer orally, in the form of a tablet or capsule, and the dose depends on several factors, including the condition being treat, the weight of the patient, the particular regimen being use, and the overall health of the patient.

It should be take with food and a large glass of water to minimize gastrointestinal irritation.

Q. Ever since I started using Imat 400mg tablet, I have noticed rashes and severe itching when I have sun exposure. Is it because of the medicine or the disease?

This medicine may make your skin much more sensitive to sunlight than it normally is. Exposure to sunlight may cause skin rash, itching, redness, or severe sunburn. When you are outdoors, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen with an SPF.

Consult your doctor before taking necessary precautions.

Q. Can Imat 400mg tablet cause kidney damage?

Yes, when taken for a longer period the medicine may cause damage to your kidneys. Your doctors may recommend you take a routine blood tests to assess your kidney function.

Q. When is the best time to take Imat 400mg tablet?

Take the tablet as prescribe by your doctor. Take Imat 400mg tablet at the same time every day. It is usually take with a meal and a large glass of water to avoid stomach problems.

Q. Does Imat 400mg tablet affect memory?

Memory impairments have been only report in limit studies. Consult your doctor immediately if you have any trouble in concentrating.

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