Imatinib- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Imatinib is Immunosuppressives Drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Imatinib is used for
1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia
2. Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic
3. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms CAPSULES
Contraindications Hypersensitivity
Precautions 1. Interactions
2. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects 1. Acute-nausea and vomiting
2. chronic fluid retention with ankle and periorbital edema
3. Diarrhoea
4. Myalgias
5. Congestive heart failure
Pregnancy Category D

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