Composition Imatinib mesylate (100mg)
Indication Chronic myelogenous leukemia, Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), Gastrointestinal stromal tumors
Packaging 3x10 Tablets
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IMATISURE 100 is targeted therapeutic drug administered for curing certain types of cancers

With the estimate of more than 18 million cases globally in 2020, every 6th person in the world is dying due to this disease. Today it is a progressive healthcare problem among already burdened global economies. Leukemia is a broader term for blood cell cancers.  The dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a tumor growth that takes place in the skin, looks like a rough patch initially, and then grows into tissue lumps.

Another rare type of cancer taking place in the specialized cells within the gastrointestinal region is called gastrointestinal stromal tumors. The IMATISURE 100 is a breakthrough & targeted therapeutic drug which is found effective to treat certain forms of cancers.


The IMATISURE 100 has applications in curing certain forms of leukemia and other disorders of taking place in the blood cells. This is the oral drug remediation that is indicated for curing chronic myeloid leukemia. Also for the remediation of adult individuals who are having unrespectable and recurrent ( DFSB) metastatic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. The therapy with this drug is also initiated by the experienced doctor for patients who have malignant sarcomas.

The dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is cancer where the tumor is developed under the top of the skin’s layer. So, it is administered in the case when it is not possible to remove this skin tumor through the surgical intervention and is growing to other parts of the patient’s body or reappears even after the surgical process. IMATISURE 100 is prescribed for arresting the spread of the tumorous cells.

Composition of IMATISURE

The active component existing in the IMATISURE is the Imatinib mesylate in 100 milligrams of concentration.

Uses of IMATISURE 100mg

IMATISURE is an FDA-approved medication that is prescribed by the physician for treating certain specific types of leukemia in both adults as well as children. Also in some specific cases, it is administered for skin cancer (metastatic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans) as well as the cancerous growth in the gastrointestinal region.

How it works?

The chief component present in the drug Imatinib mesylate is working as an anti-cancer remedy. A protein-based enzymatic substance(  bcr-abl tyrosine kinase) is actually causing the abnormal growth of the cancerous cells within the patient’s body. This component is inhibiting growth through the induction of apoptosis, a procedure of cell death planning, for arresting the growth of the cancerous cells and slowing down the spread.

How to use IMATISURE 100mg?

  • The medication is available in the tablet version. The patient can consume it with their meals, once or twice a day with water.
  • Make sure to take the tablet according to the routine, and same time.
  • Also, follow the directions of the doctor & and physician as they decide which remediation works best for you.

What to do if I forget to take IMATISURE 100?

You can take the missed dosage whenever you find you forgot to take it. When the time is for the next scheduled pill, then there is no need to double dose for making up the missed one.

Overdosing of Imatinib Mesylate

If the patient has overdosed this anti-cancerous drug and has collapsed, or there is a seizure, uncontrol breathing, or become unconscious, call emergency health care service promptly!

Side effects of taking IMATISURE tablets

  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • Changes in taste
  • Souring or swelling in mouth
  • loss of appetite
  • weight loss
  • burning sensation in heart
  • indigestion
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • joint swelling
  • pain in bones
  • muscle cramps, spasms, or pain
  • tingling sensation in skin
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • sweating
  • teary eyes
  • flushing
  • dry skin
  • rash
  • nail changes
  • hair loss

The IMATISURE 100 maybe slow down child growth. The doctor observes the growth of the child and you can also communicate the risks of this medication with a physician. Reach out to the doctor if you experience any unusual symptoms while you are taking the medication

General Advice & Precautionary measures

  • Before consuming IMATISURE anti-cancerous drug, communicate physician about any allergic symptoms you experience.
  • Also communicate to your doctor about the medical problems, history or any kind of bleeding issue, cardiac problems, kidney, liver syndrome, or if your thyroid gland has been removed
  • This medication tends to make the patient feel dizzy/drowsy or there may be vision blurring. So, make sure not to drive or do anything which needs your clear vision as well as mind & body alertness.
  • When you are under treatment with this drug, your body becomes more prone to infections. Or if you are already infected, then it becomes worse. So, make sure to stay away from individuals who are contaminated with easily spreadable infections. For example cold, flu, HIV, measles, or Coronavirus.
  • Also, talk to your physician if you are undergoing any kind of vaccination or immunization. Stay away from individuals who have already received vaccination recently
  • The IMATISURE should not be taken during pregnancy as it may harm the unborn child. You can communicate with your physician about the birth control measures that can be undertaken during the therapy.
  • This medication tends to make the patient bleed, or they can have bruises or infections. Make sure to wash your hands frequently

Drug & Food Interactions

There is a possibility that Imatisure 100 interacts with some medications and thus, you should always let the doctor know about your medical history and all the medicines you are taking. Some drugs that are counter-interactive with this anti-cancerous product include:

  • Alfentanil
  • atazanavir
  • carbamazepine
  • clarithromycin
  • cyclosporine
  • dexamethasone
  • dihydroergotamine
  • ergotamine
  • erythromycin
  • fentanyl
  • fosphenytoin
  • indinavir
  • itraconazole
  • ketoconazole
  • nefazodone
  • nelfinavir
  • oxcarbazepine
  • phenobarbital
  • phenytoin
  • pimozide

Food interactions

Never consume grapefruit or grapefruit juice/wine while you are on the treatment with this medication

Storage Conditions

Make sure to store IMATISURE(Imatinib mesylate) in non-humid and cool environmental conditions at room temperature. Also, ensure that the lead of the bottle is closed tightly. Make sure that tablets don’t get crushed or broken. Or you may utilize the gloves as a precautionary measure to touch the medicine with your bare hands.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

  • Which class of drug Imatinib mesylate belongs to?

The Imatinib mesylate, the active component in Imatisure 100 is belonging to the category of kinase inhibitor. This therapeutic remedy is used to treat certain types of blood cancers, disorders related to bone marrow as well as tumors in the skin. It is also capable of preventing stomach and digestive system tumors.

  • For how long IMATISURE 100 is consumed?

The exact dosage and the duration of the treatment depend upon the patient’s condition and the type of cancer. It may take around 6-9 minor shrinkage of the tumor is needed.