VEENAT 100MG contains Imatinib mesylate which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids which reduces infl?ammation.
It is indicated to treat chronic myeloid leukaemia and Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults and children.
Leukaemia is a cancer of white blood cells, the cells usually help the body to fight infection.
VEENAT 100MG also used to treat myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases, hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukaemia, gastrointestinal stromal tumours and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in adults.
Tyrosine kinases are proteins which act as chemical messengers that are used by the cancer cells to signal to each other for their growth.
This medicine works by blocking this enzyme and stops the cancer cells from growing.
Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow whole with a large glass of water.
It can be taken with food.
The common side effects are fluid retention, weight gain. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have kidney, liver or heart problems.
It is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
USES OF VEENAT 100MG:
Chronic myeloid leukaemia
Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukaemia
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours
HOW VEENAT 100MG WORKS:
VEENAT 100MG is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Tyrosine kinases are proteins which act as chemical messengers that are used by the cancer cells to signal to each other for their growth. Imatinib mesylate by blocking this enzyme stops the cancer cells from growing.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow whole with a large glass of water. It can be taken with food.
SIDE EFFECTS OF VEENAT 100MG:
Rapid weight gain (severe fluid retention)
Fever, severe chills
Unexpected bleeding or bruising
Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,
Herbal medicines (St. John?s Wort)
Medicines used to prevent the formation of blood clots
Drug : Imatinib
Pharmacological Category : Antineoplastic Agent, BCR-ABL Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor
Therapeutic Indication : Leukemia, Gastrointestinal stromal tumors
Dosage Forms : Tablet
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQ’s ABOUT VEENAT 100MG:
Q: Can use VEENAT 100MG during pregnancy?
A: This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy, or if you are planning to get pregnant.
Q: Does VEENAT 100MG safe while driving?
A: Do not drive or operate any machines since it may cause dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision
Q: What causes chronic myeloid leukaemia?
A: It is caused by a genetic change in the stem cells produced by the bone marrow which causes the stem cells to produce too many underdeveloped white blood cells.
Veenat 100 Capsule belongs to the class of medicines known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It is used in the treatment of blood cancer (chronic myeloid leukaemia and Acute lymphocytic leukemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
Veenat 100 Capsule should be taken with food, but better to have it same time every day to get the most benefit. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it.
The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment.
Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.
It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here : Veenat 100
most common side effects
Let your doctor know if you experience unexpected rapid weight gain.Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of blood cells and liver function while you are taking this medicine.
Do not drive or do anything requiring mental focus if you experience dizziness and blurry vision.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.
USES OF VEENAT CAPSULE
- Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
- Blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
BENEFITS OF VEENAT CAPSULE
In Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
Veenat 100 Capsule kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
SIDE EFFECTS OF VEENAT CAPSULE
Common side effects of Veenat
- Edema (swelling)
- Muscle cramp
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE VEENAT CAPSULE
HOW VEENAT CAPSULE WORKS
Veenat 100 Capsule is an anti-cancer medication. A protein enzyme, bcr-abl tyrosine kinase, responsible for the growth of abnormal proliferation of cancer cells.
This medicine inhibits the proliferation and induces apoptosis (planned cell death) in bcr-abl positive cells (cancer cells). This is how it works to stop or slow the spread of cancer.
Lactating women should not breastfeed while using this drug and one month after stopping it.