A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Sign up to get exclusive coupon discounts and be the first to be notified when we have this product available.
Imbruvica (ibrutinib) is a medication used to treat certain cancers in adults, including:
It's also used to treat chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) in adult and pediatric patients who are at least one years old.
Imbruvica is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
Imbruvica is not right for everyone. Discuss treatment options with your doctor that may be best for you.
Each patient's dose depends on the condition being treated. You should follow your doctor's instructions on taking Imbruvica. If you have any questions or concerns, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Recommended dose for MCL and MZL: 560 mg by mouth once daily
Recommended dose for CLL/SLL and WM: 420 mg by mouth once daily
Recommended dose for cGVHD in patients who are least 12 years old: 420 mg by mouth once daily
Recommended dose for cGVHD in patients 1 to 11 years of age: 240 mg/m2 by mouth once daily (up to a maximum dose of 420 mg)
Patients with liver problems may require a dose adjustment.
Each Imbruvica capsule, tablet, and oral suspension contains ibrutinib, a kinase inhibitor.
There are no known contraindications.
Abnormal blood cell counts, diarrhea, fatigue, musculoskeletal pain, rash, anemia, bruising, serious bleeding, muscle spasms, stomach pain, headache, pneumonia, sores and swelling of the mouth can be caused by Imbruvica. However, these are not the only side effects that can occur with Imbruvica.
You should contact your doctor right away if you develop side effects that bother you or won't go away.
With a valid prescription from your doctor, you can buy Imbruvica online at a competitive price at Canada Pharmacy.