imatinib

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i·mat·i·nib

 (ĭ-măt′ə-nĭb)
n.
A tyrosine kinase inhibitor, C29H31N7O, used in its mesylate form to treat certain types of leukemia and various other diseases.
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After the tyrosine kinases were available, the treatment was changed with imatinib mesilate. He used imatinib mesilate irregularly and he was diagnosed as accelerated phase CML.
Several examples of pharmaceutically important compounds include trimethoprim, sulfadiazine, imatinib mesilate and capecitabine.