Glivec

Active Ingredient(s): Imatinib, STI-571
Category: Cancer



Glivec Overview

Imatinib, sold under the brand names Gleevec among others, is a medication used to treat cancer.[1] 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 myelodysplastic syndrome.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Imatinib, STI-571
  • Capsule: 100mg, 50mg
  • Tablet: 100mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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