What Is Lenmid 10mg
lenmid 10mg is used to treat anemia (low red blood cells) in patients with a certain type of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Patients with MDS may have very low red blood cell counts and require blood transfusions.
Lenmid 10mg is also used in combination with dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma (plasma cell cancer).
Lenmid 10mg is also used to treat mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in patients who have been treated previously with bortezomib plus one additional medicine that did not work well.
Lenmid 10mg is available only with your doctor’s prescription and through a special restricted distribution program called the Lenmid REMS program.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems.
lenalid 10 mg uses is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction. Lenalidomide is a type of biological therapy drug. Lenalidomide is a treatment for myeloma and blood disorders called myelodysplastic syndromes. You may also have it as part of clinical trials for other types of cancer. For myeloma, lenalidomide may be given with another chemotherapy drug called melphalan and a steroid called dexamethasone.
Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.
- Multiple Myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma: 25 mg/day on days 1 through 21 of repeated 28 day cycles.
- Myelodysplastic Diseases: 10 mg once daily.
- lenalid 10mg price information is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatment. It is not a substitute for a medical exam, nor does it replace the need for services provided by medical professionals. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before taking any prescription or over the counter drugs (including any herbal medicines or supplements) or following any treatment or regimen. Only your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for you.
Major & minor for lenalid 10mg side effects Tablet
- bleeding gums
- blood in the urine or stools
- chest pain
- decreased urine
- difficult or labored breathing
- dry mouth
- increased thirst
- irregular heartbeat
- loss of appetite
You may be monitored with regular blood tests before and during the treatment as lenalidomide may cause a fall in the white blood cells and platelets, required to fight infection and blood clotting.
Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury and avoid contact with people who have colds or infections.
You should not donate blood, semen or serum during treatment and for 4 week after the end of treatment.
lenalid 10 mg tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years.
You should use proper contraceptive methods at least 4 weeks before, during and until 4 weeks after stopping treatment.
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