• Lenmid 5 mg

Lenmid Tablets Details:

Brand: Lenmid Tablets

Content: Lenalidomide 5 mg

Strength: 5 mg

From: Tablets

Manufacturer: Cipla Limited

WHAT IS LENMID TABLETS ?

Lenalidomide is classified as an "immunomodulatory agent" and an "antiangiogenic agent". It affects all sorts of cell processes, including how cells divide and grow. It interferes with chemicals that cells use to signal to each other to grow. It affects how the immune system works and is called an immunomodulatory agent. It also stops tumours making their own blood vessels. To develop, all cancers need a blood supply.

Lenmid 5 mg Capsule modulates the activity of body's immune system and helps indirectly attacking the cancer cells. It also stops the growth of blood vessels in cancer.

MEDICINE USES:

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.

Lenmid 5 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.

LENMID TABLETS COMMON SIDE EFFECT:

The most commonly reported side-effects of Lenmid Capsule are irregular heartbeat, dizziness, itching, redness of skin, inflammation of blood vessels, and weight loss.

The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from the use of Lenmid Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

Headache

Weakness

Nausea

Rash

Breathlessness

Dizziness

Sleepiness

Edema

Loss of appetite

Decreased white blood cell count

Decreased calcium level in blood

Weight gain

Muscle Weakness

Fatigue

LENMID TABLETS- DRUG PRECAUTIONS:

Before using Lenmid Capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.

Avoid activities causing bruising or injury

Avoid contact with cold or infectious people

Do not donate blood, semen or serum during treatment or for 4 weeks after treatment

Do not drive or operate machines

Have risk of developing acute myelogenous leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma tumor lysis syndrome, fatal liver problems, severe skin reactions and fatal heart problems during treatment

Monitor regular blood tests before and during the treatment

Undergo pregnancy tests before, every 4 weeks and after the treatment

Use contraceptive methods at least 4 weeks before, during and until 4 weeks after treatment

LENMID TABLETS- DRUG INTERACTIONS:

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.

You may be at risk of developing acute myelogenous leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma tumor lysis syndrome, fatal liver problems, severe skin reactions and fatal heart problems during treatment with lenalidomide. You should discuss in advance the benefits and risks of taking lenalidomide.

Lenalidomide 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. 

Woman of childbearing potential will be required to undergo pregnancy tests before, every 4 weeks and after the treatment.

You should inform your doctor or dentist that you take lenalidomide before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.

Do not drive or operate machines while taking lenalidomide as it may make you feel dizzy, tired, and sleepy or have blurred vision.

 

 

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Lenmid 5 mg

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