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imatinib allergy signs

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gleevec: Gleevec (imatinib) is a Chemotherapy medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not in the USA: Generic Gleevec (imatinib) is not fda approved and will not be until the patent on Gleevec (imatinib) expires in 2015. Natco an indian drug company a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Thus should not be an issue to get a mammogram.
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes: Shouldn't affect it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Keep it: If you are past 3 months, then it is best to continue to taking Gleevec (imatinib). Stopping it for a few months is another option. The drug is genera ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: Researchers discovered better understanding the effect of Gleevec (imatinib) on alzheimer's disease in lab model. Gleevec (imatinib) does not penetrat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Imatinib: "Imatinib mesylate is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits the BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase." See: http://www.rxlist.com/gleevec-drug/clinica ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Enzyme inhibitor: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors. It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Imatinib/gleevec: Please read here for detail answer: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a606018.Html.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Imatinib/gleevec: Please read here for detail answer: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a606018.Html.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Call Oncologist: There are a large amount of information on different approaches to manage toxicity based upon the response of the cml. It is expected that people will ... Read More
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