Glivec 400 mg Imatinib is an anti-cancer drug used for chemotherapy. Glivec 400 mg Imatinib works by slowing down and preventing the growth of cancer cells
Glivec 400 mg Imatinib is employed for treatment of a few types of leukemias, some bone marrow diseases, specific types of skin cancers and gastrointestinal stromal tumors [GIST].
This is not a full list of all side effects that may occur with Glivec 400 mg Imatinib.Please seek medical advice from your doctor about if you experience serious side effects and they become overtly bothersome.
Drug allergies are quite common and might occur as a result of reaction to active ingredients as well as inactive ingredients. The most common side effects of allergies are: itching, rashes, hives, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, dizziness and loose motions.
Common side effects being
- Upset stomach with loose motions
- Bloating, Nausea and vomiting
- Muscular and joint pains
- Headaches and dizziness
- Blurring of vision
- Tendency to bleed and bruise easily
- Liver associated problems
You must always inform your doctor of pharmacist about your past and present drug allergies or other allergies before taking this medication. Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.