Used to treat:
Chronic myeloid leukemia
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Hyper Eosinophilic Syndrome (HES) or Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia (CEL)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q.What is Veenat?
Veenat is an anti-cancer medication that works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in the body.
Q. What is Veenat used for?
Veenat is used in the treatment of different types of cancers which include acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, gastrointestinal stromal tumors and myeloproliferative diseases.
Q. Which drug does Veenat interact with?
Q. What are its side effects
Heartburn and indigestion
Loss of appetite
Nausea and vomiting
Skin rashes and itching
Swelling near eyes
Presence of blood in cough
Yellowing of skin and eyes
Fluid retention and edema
Bone marrow suppression
Kidney and liver disease
Q. What is its dosage?
This medication should be consumed as directed by the physician. No dose should be missed
Q. What general precautions are to be taken?
Inform the doctor if you suffer from the following conditions:-
Any allergic reaction with Imatinib mesylate or any other ingredient present in the formulation
Q. What precautions are to be taken by pregnant & lactating women?
This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women. It should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.
Q. What precautions are to be taken for children?
This medication should be used with caution in children. For pediatric patients suffering from chronic myeloid leukemia, the dose administered should not exceed the recommended dose.
Q. Is any other precaution to be taken?
This medication should be taken on empty stomach in order to avoid increased risks of adverse effects.
It is important for the patient to complete the course of the treatment.
The patient should undertake regular blood and liver function tests.