Imatinib tablet treats some cancers and certain blood diseases. It is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or preventing the growth of most cancers cells. It is given to patient suffering from leukaemia, a bone marrow cancer.
Imatinib medication should be taken with meal and full glass of water as directed by doctor. You can dissolve the capsules in a glass of water or apple juice. Stir the combination properly until the pills dissolve, and drink right away. You should stop eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice as directed by your medical doctor. Grapefruit can increase the threat of side results with this drug.