Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

Capsules per bottle: 21, Manufacturer: Celgene

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Description

Composition Lenalidomide 15mg
Substitutes Lenalid 15mg 30s
Shipping class Room Temperature

Medicine Overview of Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

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Uses of Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

Revlimid 15 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.
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Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules side effects

Common

Headache, Weakness, Nausea, Rash, Breathlessness, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Edema (swelling), Loss of appetite, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased calcium level in blood, Weight gain, Muscle weakness, Fatigue, Fever, Anxiety, Blood clots , Dry skin, Weight loss, Confusion, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy, Constipation, Tremor
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How to use Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Revlimid 15 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules works

Revlimid 15 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.

In Depth Information on Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

Expert advice for Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

  • 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, sleepy or have blurred vision.

Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules related warnings

Special precautions for Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules

alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
Revlimid 15 mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
Revlimid 15 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
driving
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. You may feel dizzy, tired, sleepy, have vertigo or blurred vision after taking Revlimid 15 mg Capsule and this may affect your ability to drive.
kidney
Kidney
Revlimid 15 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Revlimid 15 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
liver
Liver
Revlimid 15 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Revlimid 15 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Revlimid 15mg 21s Capsules?

If you miss a dose of Revlimid 15mg, please take the next dose as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose.

Additional information

Weight 0.04 kg