imatinib

noun
imat·​i·​nib | \i-ˈma-tə-ˌnib \
variants: or imatinib mesylate

Medical Definition of imatinib 

: an anticancer drug taken orally in the form of its mesylate C29H31N7O·CH4O3S to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia and metastatic or unresectable gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Note: Imatinib acts by inhibiting the abnormal tyrosine kinase produced by the Philadelphia chromosome. It is marketed under the trademark Gleevec.

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