Nilotinib is utilized to treat a specific kind of blood malignancy (ceaseless myelogenous leukemia-CML). It works by moderating or halting the development of malignant growth cells.
Peruse the Medication Guide given by your drug specialist before you begin utilizing nilotinib and each time you get a refill. On the off chance that you have any inquiries, counsel your specialist or drug specialist.
Abstain from eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while being treated with this drug except if your specialist trains you generally. Grapefruit can expand the measure of specific drugs in your circulatory system. Counsel your specialist or drug specialist for more subtleties.
Take this drug by mouth on an unfilled stomach, normally twice day by day around 12 hours separated or as coordinated by your specialist. Gulp down the case with water. Try not to open, break, or bite the containers. Try not to eat any sustenance for somewhere around 2 hours prior or for 1 hour in the wake of taking your portion. Taking this medicine with sustenance can expand the measure of medication in your body and increment the danger of genuine symptoms. On the off chance that powerless to swallow the cases, the containers might be opened and the substance sprinkled in 1 teaspoon of fruit purée. This blend ought to be gulped immediately (inside 15 minutes). Utilize just 1 teaspoon of fruit purée. Try not to sprinkle the substance onto different sorts of sustenance.
Drink a lot of liquids amid treatment with this medicine, except if generally coordinated by your specialist.
In the event that you are likewise taking an acid neutralizer, take it 2 hours prior or after nilotinib. In the event that you are additionally taking a H2 blocker, (for example, cimetidine, famotidine), take it 10 hours prior or 2 hours after nilotinib.
The dose depends on your ailment, reaction to treatment, research center tests, and different prescriptions you might take. Make certain to inform your specialist and drug specialist regarding every one of the items you use (counting physician recommended medications, nonprescription medications, and home grown items). Youngsters’ measurement is additionally founded on body estimate.
Try not to build your portion or take this prescription more regularly than recommended. Your condition won’t improve any quicker, and the danger of genuine reactions might be expanded.
Since this medication can be assimilated through the skin and lungs, ladies who are pregnant or who may wind up pregnant ought not deal with this medicine or inhale the residue from the substance of the cases.
See additionally Warning segment.
Sickness, heaving, cerebral pain, tiredness, blockage, and looseness of the bowels may happen. On the off chance that any of these impacts persevere or exacerbate, tell your specialist or drug specialist speedily.