Imatinib

Red

Brand Name(s):Glivec

Indication:Relapse following resection of Kit (CD117) positive gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST)

Rationale:1,2,8

Considered:Apr-09

Review Date:Jun-21

Comments:
Drug Safety Update
Patients should be tested for hepatitis B virus before starting treatment with BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
May 2016