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Veenat 400 mg (Imatinib)

Active Ingredient

Imatinib

Indication

Anti Cancer

Manufacturer

Natco Pharma Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Strength

Imatinib (400mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Veenat 400 mg (Imatinib)

Pack Size Price: Quantity Add To Cart
30 Tablets $87.00
60 Tablets $172.00
90 Tablets $252.00
120 Tablets $327.00

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Description

What is Veenat 400mg Tablet?

Veenat 400mg tablet contains the active substance imatinib. It is an antineoplastic drug that belongs to the class tyrosine kinase inhibitor. This tablet is used in treating adults and children with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML- it is a form of leukemia in which certain abnormal white blood cells start growing out of control).

It is also indicated to treat Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph-positive ALL). It is also used to treat certain types of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST, a type of tumor that grows in the walls of the digestive passages and may spread to other parts of the body). 

Veenat 400mg tablet is also used to treat myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD); these are a group of blood diseases in which some blood cells start growing out of control.

They also treat hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL); these are blood diseases in which some blood cells (eosinophils) start growing out of control.

This medicine is also intended to treat dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), a cancer of the tissue beneath the skin in which some cells start growing abnormally. It works to inhibit the growth of these abnormal blood cells.  

Uses of Veenat 400mg Tablet

  • Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
  • Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ph-positive ALL)
  • Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases (MDS/MPD)
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES)
  • Chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL)
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST)

How to take Veenat 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. 

Side Effects of Veenat 400mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused 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

How to work Veenat 400mg tablet?

Veenat 400mg tablet is administered orally, in the form of a tablet or capsule, and the dose depends on several factors, including the condition being treated, the weight of the patient, the particular regimen being used, and the overall health of the patient. It should be taken with food and a large glass of water to minimize gastrointestinal irritation.

FAQ’s

Q. Ever since I started using Veenat 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 Veenat 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 Veenat 400mg tablet?

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

Q. Does Veenat 400mg tablet affect memory?

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

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