Gleevec

Active Ingredient(s): Imatinib, STI-571
FDA Approved: * May 10, 2001
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Cancer

Imatinib, sold under the brand names Gleevec and Glivec (both marketed worldwide by Novartis) among others, is an oral chemotherapy medication used to treat cancer.[2] Specifically, it is used for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) that are Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+), certain types of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES), chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL), systemic mastocytosis, and myelodys... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Gleevec NVR;SA
Gleevec 100 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0078-0401
Labeler:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Gleevec 400;SL
Gleevec 400 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0078-0438
Labeler:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Gleevec NVR;SA
Gleevec 100 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-5289
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Gleevec 400;SL
Gleevec 400 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-5427
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Gleevec NVR;SA
Gleevec 100 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 69189-0403
Labeler:
Avera Mckennan Hospital
Gleevec 400 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0078-0649
Labeler:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Gleevec 100 mg/1 Oral Tablet
NDC: 66828-0030
Labeler:
Novartis Pharma Produktions Gmbh

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