Buy Imatinib (Gleevec) Online

What is Imatinib (gleevec) used for?

Imatinib is a cancer drug used to treat some types of cancer including gastrointestinal stromal tumors, acute lymphoblastic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia. It may be used to treat other conditions such as myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases, hypereosinophilic syndrome and aggressive systemic mastocytosis and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).
It works to slow or even stop the growth of cancer cells in the body. If you are unsure why you are taking Imatinib, call your doctor to learn why you are taking it and how it is meant to benefit you. Do not share this with others as this may not be an effective treatment and can lead to adverse reactions.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, nursing or plan to become pregnant as Imatinib can harm an unborn child. Eating grapefruit juice or grapefruit adjacent products can lead to adverse reactions.

Select product strength
    Product of Canada

    Frequently Asked Questions About Imatinib (gleevec)

    How To Use Imatinib?

    Before taking your first dose of Imatinib, and after every refill, carefully read the drug information included with the drug. If anything is unclear, call your doctor or pharmacist as proper use will provide the most benefit.

    It is often taken twice a day with meals and a full glass of water. It can be stirred with a spoon in liquids or soft foods if you are unable to swallow the tablets whole, depending on your dose.

    Imatinib works best when taken around the same time every day. If you miss a dose, take it when you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your schedule.

    What Are The Side Effects Of Imatinib?

    Imatinib Has known side effects. This is not a complete list and includes frequently reported adverse events. If you experience any signs and symptoms of serious side effects when taking Imatinib, talk to your doctor or emergency care.
    Report side effects with Imatinib to your doctor. If you find them unmanageable call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

    • Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, burning, or tenderness
    • bleeding from wound after surgery
    • bleeding gums
    • bleeding problems
    • bloating or swelling of the face, hands, lower legs, or feet
    • blood in the urine
    • bloody eye
    • bloody nose
    • blue lips and fingernails
    • blurred vision
    • body aches or pain
    • chest pain or discomfort
    • chills
    • clay-colored stools
    • cough
    • coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
    • coughing up blood
    • decrease in the amount of urine
    • decreased appetite
    • decreased urination
    • diarrhea
    • difficult or labored breathing
    • difficulty with swallowing
    • dizziness
    • dry mouth
    • ear congestion
    • fever
    • general feeling of discomfort or illness
    • headache
    • inability to speak
    • increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
    • increased thirst
    • irregular heartbeat
    • itching or skin rash
    • joint pain
    • large, flat, blue, or purplish patches on the skin
    • loss of appetite
    • loss of voice
    • mood changes
    • muscle aches and pain
    • muscle cramps
    • nausea and vomiting
    • noisy, rattling breathing
    • nosebleed
    • numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
    • pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
    • painful or difficult urination
    • pale skin
    • prolonged bleeding from cuts
    • rapid weight gain
    • red, black, bloody, or tarry stools
    • red or dark brown urine
    • redness of the eye
    • seizures
    • shivering
    • slurred speech
    • small red or purple spots on the skin
    • sneezing
    • sore throat
    • sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
    • stuffy or runny nose
    • sweating
    • swelling in the legs and ankles
    • swollen glands
    • temporary blindness
    • tightness in the chest
    • trouble sleeping
    • troubled breathing at rest
    • troubled breathing when moving or walking
    • unusual bleeding or bruising
    • unusual tiredness or weakness
    • vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
    • weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
    • yellow eyes or skin
    • Anxiety
    • blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
    • change in vision not present before treatment
    • chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
    • confusion
    • delayed or slow growth in children
    • irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
    • nausea, heartburn, or indigestion, severe and continuing
    • pain in the bones
    • red, irritated eyes
    • red skin lesions, often with a purple center
    • seeing floaters, veil, or curtain appearing across part of vision
    • severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
    • severe constipation
    • severe vomiting
    • tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over affected area
    • Acid or sour stomach
    • belching
    • difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
    • difficulty with moving
    • discouragement
    • excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
    • fear or nervousness
    • feeling sad or empty
    • feeling unusually cold
    • full or bloated feeling
    • increased bowel movements
    • irritability
    • lack or loss of strength
    • loose stools
    • loss of interest or pleasure
    • muscle stiffness
    • night sweats
    • passing gas
    • stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
    • swollen joints
    • trouble concentrating
    • weight loss
    • Back pain
    • bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
    • change in taste
    • watering of the eyes
    • abdominal pain

    Imatinib Drug Interactions

    The following drugs are known to interact with Imatinib. This is not an exhaustive list of all possible drug interactions. It is important to disclose all your current medications, (including prescription medications and herbal products) with your doctor to prevent allergic reactions or adverse interactions. They may have to determine if the interaction is worth the benefit of using both drugs or if your therapeutic plan needs to be changed.

    • Cilostazol
    • Methadone
    • Phenytoin
    • Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin Vaccine, Live
    • Enzalutamide
    • Acalabrutinib
    • Acetaminophen
    • Encorafenib
    • Lurasidone
    • Midazolam
    • Piperaquine
    • Avapritinib
    • Ivacaftor
    • Deflazacort
    • Tazemetostat
    • Adenovirus Vaccine
    • Elexacaftor
    • Clozapine
    • Warfarin
    • Pimozide
    • Hydrocodone
    • Yellow Fever Vaccine
    • Lurbinectedin
    • Tolvaptan
    • Sufentanil
    • Ketoconazole
    • Alfentanil
    • Poliovirus Vaccine, Live
    • Zanubrutinib
    • Doxorubicin
    • Oxycodone
    • Mitotane
    • Bosutinib
    • Ivabradine
    • Entrectinib
    • Fosnetupitant
    • Naloxegol
    • Pemigatinib
    • Cobimetinib
    • Ergotamine
    • Pexidartinib
    • Amiodarone
    • Ifosfamide
    • Gemfibrozil
    • Rifampin
    • Fosphenytoin
    • Fentanyl
    • St John's Wort
    • Ubrogepant
    • Simeprevir

    Do you have any Imatinib Coupon to avail discount?

    Current discounts and promotions for Imatinib can be found here

    DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the medical advice provided by a certified medical professional. Any prescription drug use needs to be approved by your doctor. Do not avoid or ignore any advice provided by your physician in favor of what is written here. Always consult with a pharmacist or doctor before taking this medication and seek counselling if you have any questions or concerns about your medication.