Glivec OverviewImatinib, sold under the brand name Gleevec among others, is an oral chemotherapy medication used to treat cancer. 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. It is taken b...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule: 100mg, 50mg
- Tablet: 100mg, 400mg
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