What Is Pomalid 2mg
pomalid 2mg (Pomalidomide) is classified as an “immunomodulatory agent” and an “antiangiogenic agent. It may act by inhibiting the growth of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) in tumors, enhancing the status of the immune system, or decreasing cytokine and growth factor production.
Additionally, pomalidomide is known to have various effects on the immune system (immunomodulatory agent), which may contribute to its therapeutic effect. Pomalid 2mg may also alter the production and activity of cytokines (growth factors) involved in the growth and survival of certain cancer cells.
pomalidomide 2 mg is used with another medication (such as dexamethasone) to treat a type of cancer in the bone marrow (multiple myeloma). It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
Major & minor for pomalidomide 2mg tab side effects
- Bone pain
- Muscle cramp
- Breathing difficulty
- Decreased appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Low blood platelets
- Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
Before taking pomalidomide capsules 2mg, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to thalidomide or lenalidomide; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, cigarette smoking, heart disease (such as heart attack), blood clots, stroke.
Pomalid 2mg can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Therefore, wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infection. Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as chickenpox, measles, flu). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.
Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor. Avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccines (such as flu vaccine inhaled through the nose).
To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use caution with sharp objects like razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports.
This drug may make you dizzy or confused. Alcohol or marijuana can make you more dizzy or confused. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Store at 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).
Keep your capsules in a cool dry place. Some medicines require refrigerator, so check the information on the medicine bottle or label.
Keep pomalid 2mg tab in its original bottle. Prescription and manufacturer bottles are created to protect the medication from light and moisture.