Imbruvica 140 mg
Imbruvica 140 mg Capsule is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Description Of Imbruvica 140mg
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, small lymphocytic lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, and chronic graft-versus-host disease.
Imbruvica 140mg Chemical Name
Imbruvica 140mg Manufacturer
- Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Uses of Imbruvica 140mg
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule is used in the treatment of mantle-cell lymphoma and blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia). It is also used in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia who have received at least one prior therapy or with 17p deletion.
What is Imbruvica 140mg?
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule (ibrutinib) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule is used to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) in people with or without 17p deletion.
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule is also used to treat marginal cell lymphoma and chronic graft-versus-host disease. It is sometimes given when other medicines have not been effective.
How Imbruvica 140mg working?
Imbruvica 140mg Capsule is a Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
How is Imbruvica 140mg used?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
Imbruvica 140mg Indications
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Your dose is likely to change during the duration of the therapy based on your clinical condition and therapeutic response. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Imbruvica 140mg Dosage
- Imbruvica 140mg
Contraindication Of Imbruvica 140mg
Serious bleeding events such as intracranial bleeding (e.g., subdural hematoma), GI bleeding, hematuria, and post-procedural hemorrhage have been reported with ibrutinib therapy; some cases were fatal. Patients receiving concomitant antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy may be at increased risk for bleeding; monitor these patients for signs of bleeding. Evaluate the risk/benefit of continuing ibrutinib therapy in patients scheduled to have surgery; consider stopping ibrutinib for at least 3 to 7 days pre- and post-surgery depending on the type of surgery (e.g., dental work/procedures) and the risk of bleeding.
Adverse effects Of Imbruvica 140mg
- muscle or joint aches
- sore mouth
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Imbruvica 140mg
This medication contains Imbruvica 140mg Capsule. Do not take Imbruvica 140mg Capsule if you are allergic to Imbruvica 140mg Capsule or any ingredients contained in this drug.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Before taking Imbruvica 140mg Capsule, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: blood/bleeding problems, heart problems (such as fast/irregular heartbeat, previous heart attack), high blood pressure, kidney problems, liver problems, high levels of uric acid in the blood.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
Storage Conditions for Imbruvica 140mg
Store in the original container at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.