|Place your mouse over each cart item to see full description.
Chemical Name: Imatinib
Gleevec is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor used to treat some types of leukemia and certain intestinal tumors. One of type of leukemia that it is used for is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, where the body keeps producing abnormal white blood cells. Gleevec works by interfering with the abnormal protein and blocking it from telling the body to make more of the abnormal white blood cells.
"Imatinib is a generic drug used to treat certain cancers. It is manufactured by licensed generic manufacturers. This product DOES NOT originate from Novartis and IS NOT authorized by Novartis, the owner and maker of the branded Gleevec prescription pharmaceutical product."
Gleevec Side Effects:
Gleevec may cause anxiety, constipation, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, gas, headache, increased tear production, loss of appetite, muscle cramps, nausea, night sweats, nose and throat irritation, stomach pain or upset, taste changes, tiredness, trouble sleeping, vomiting, and weakness. Some more serious side effects may include joint or muscle pain, severe stomach pain, or severe tiredness or weakness, black or bloody stools, blistered, peeling, reddened, scaling, or swollen skin, bone pain, chest pain, chills, fever, or sore throat, confusion, dark urine, change in the amount of urine produced, depression, fast or irregular heartbeat, severe or persistent headache, shortness of breath, slurred speech, sudden unusual weight gain, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or around the eyes; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision problems, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.
All prices are in US dollars.
The content on this page has been supplied to MediSave.ca by an independent third party contracted to provide information for our website. MediSave.ca relies on these third parties to create and maintain this information and cannot guarantee the medical efficacy, accuracy or reliability of the information that has been provided to us. If you require any advice or information about the drugs on this page, a medical condition or treatment advice, you should always speak to a health professional. Please note that not all products, including any referenced in this page, are shipped by our affiliated Canadian Pharmacy. We affiliate with other dispensaries that ship product to our customers from the following jurisdictions: Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Turkey, Mauritius, India, and United Kingdom. The items in your order maybe shipped from any of the above jurisdictions. The products are sourced from various countries as well as those listed above. Rest assured, we only affiliate with our authorized dispensaries that procure product through reliable sources.
Back to Main Drug Information Page