What is Pomalidomide Tablet purpose?
Pomalidomide Tablet is used in conjunction with dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma (a kind of bone marrow cancer) that has not responded to at least two prior drugs, including lenalidomide (Revlimid) and a proteasome inhibitor such bortezomib (Velcade) or carfilzomib.
What is the best time to take Pomyelo?
You should take these every day at the same time. Pomyelo is a medication that can be taken with or without food. Dexamethasone is taken as a pill. Because they can irritate your stomach, take them after a meal or with milk.
What are the pomalidomide side effects?
- Stools that are black and tarry.
- bladder discomfort
- Face, arms, hands, lower legs, or foot bloating or swelling
- Blood in the stools or urine.
a nasal bleed
- aches and pains in the body
- sensations of burning, numbness, tingling, or discomfort
- in the chest. For more details Click Here.
Is pomalidomide taken by mouth?
Take this medication by mouth, with or without food, as advised by your doctor, once daily for 21 days, and then cease for 7 days. This is the end of one therapy cycle. As advised by your doctor, continue to take the medication in this manner. With water, swallow the capsules whole.
How long can someone with multiple myeloma live?
“I’ve seen patients live anywhere from a few weeks to almost 20 years after being diagnosed,” says Dr. Hillengass. Multiple myeloma is an immune system cell cancer that can produce symptoms such as holes in the bones (osteolytic lesions), kidney failure, low blood counts, and elevated calcium levels in the blood.
Pomalidomide belongs to what drug class?
The medication, which comes in the form of a capsule to be swallowed, belongs to a class of drugs known as immunomodulating agents. Pomalidomide has two effects: first, it aids the production of normal blood cells in the bone marrow, and second, it improves the ability of immune cells to attack aberrant cells in the bone marrow.