Imatinib Medicine is a chemotherapy medicine that is prescribed for the treatment of certain types of cancer. This medicine doesn't completely cures cancer, but works to slow down or stop the cancer cells' growth. This medicine must be taken with food, either once or twice, as directed by the doctor. The tablet can be easily swallowed with water. For all those people who have trouble in swallowing the medicine, can consult their doctors for the type and amount of liquid in which they can dissolve the tablet. The condition of the patient determines the dosage of this medicine. While taking imatinib medicine, people must not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice.