Lenangio 5 mg Capsule


Lenangio 5mg Capsule 10’S


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Lenangio 5


LENANGIO 5MG contains Lenalidomide which belongs to a group of medicines which affect how your immune system works

What LENANGIO 5MG is used for?

LENANGIO 5MG is used to treat in adults for:

Multiple myeloma
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)

Talk to Doctor:

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

Are allergic (hypersensitive) to LENANGIO 5MG or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have had blood clots in the past
Have any signs of an infection, such as a cough or fever
Have or ever had previous viral infection, particularly hepatitis B infection, varicella zona, HIV
Have kidney problems
Have had a heart attack
Have MDS, you may be more likely to get a condition called acute myeloid leukemia (AML)


Tell your doctor if you are taking,

Medicines used to prevent pregnancy such as oral contraceptives, as they may stop working
Digoxin used for heart problems
Warfarin used to thin the blood

Directions & For Use

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Swallow the medicine whole, preferably with water
This medicine can be taken either with or without food

If you take more LENANGIO 5MG

If you have taken more LENANGIO 5MG than you should, talk to your doctor or local hospital accident and emergency department

If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG

If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG at your regular time and less than 12 hours have passed  take your dose immediately. more than 12 hours have passed  do not take the medicine. Take your next dose at the usual time the next day

If you Stop to take LENANGIO 5MG

Do not stop taking LENANGIO 5MG until the doctor has told you to do so



Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

• Reduce the number of white blood cells, blood cells which help the blood to clot (platelets) which may lead to bleeding disorders such as nosebleeds and bruising
• Blood clots in the veins (thrombosis).
• Fever, chills, sore throat, cough, mouth ulcers or any other symptoms of infection including within the bloodstream (sepsis)
• Bleeding or bruising in the absence of injury
• Chest pain or leg pain
• Shortness of breath


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

• A fall in the number of red blood cells which may cause anemia leading to tiredness and weakness constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, redness of skin, rashes, vomiting, muscle cramps, muscle aches, bone pain, joint pain, tiredness, generalized swelling including swelling of your arms and legs
• Decreased appetite, low levels of potassium in the blood, leg pain, chest pain or shortness of breath
• Infection of the lungs, upper respiratory tract, shortness of breath
• Blurred vision, clouding of your eye (cataract)
• Kidney problems
• Changes to a protein in the blood that can cause swelling of the arteries (vasculitis)
• Increases in your blood sugar level (diabetes)
• Increase in pain, tumor size, redness around the tumor
• Increased blood pressure or a fall in blood pressure, slow, fast or irregular heart beat
• Difficulty getting an erection
• Stroke, fainting, muscle weakness, joint swelling
• Changes to blood thyroid hormone, low levels of calcium, phosphate or magnesium in the blood
• Depression, deafness, abnormal liver test results, impaired balance, difficulty moving, ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
• An excess of iron in the body
• Thirst, confusion, toothache, weight loss


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

• Bleeding within the skull
• Circulatory problems
• Loss of vision
• Loss of sex drive (libido)
• Passing large amount of urine with bone pain and weakness, which may be symptoms of a kidney disorder (fanconi syndrome)
• Stomach pain, bloating marked by inflammation in the large intestine (called colitis or caecitis)
• Renal tubular necrosis


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

• High potassium
• Phosphorus
• Uric acid
• Low calcium consequently leading to changes in kidney function
• Heartbeat
• Seizures
• Sometimes death


Protect from excess heat and light
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25?C)
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date


Lenangio 5mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction. This medicine belongs to a group of medicines that affect how your immune system works.
Lenangio 5mg Capsule 10’S
Lenangio 5mg Capsule can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits.Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.
This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised.

Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.

It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here : Lenangio 5

Some common side effects

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache, weakness, nausea, rash, and dizziness.

This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections or bleeding.

Hence, take caution while performing the activity that might increase your chances of bleeding or avoid contact with people suffering from an infection such as a cold.

Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells while on treatment.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.

This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

You are advised to drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated while taking this medicine.


  • Multiple myeloma
  • Lepra reaction


In Multiple myeloma

If you have multiple myeloma, your body is destroying bone faster than it is being replaced.
This makes bones weak and painful and more likely to break.Lenangio 5mg Capsule may be prescribed along with other cancer treatments such as chemotherapy.

It is an important part of your treatment and increases the survival rate of people with multiple myeloma.

This medicine will kill the cancerous cells and prevent their further growth as well as spread to other parts of the body.

Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit. Supplements of calcium and Vitamin D3 are also effective and may be prescribed if you do not have high blood calcium levels.

In Lepra reaction

Lepra reactions are complicated inflammatory reactions that may occur before, during or after the treatment for leprosy, a serious bacterial skin disease.

These reactions increase nerve damage and worsen disability in leprosy patients.

Therefore lepra reactions need treatment with medicines such as Lenangio 5mg Capsule in order to stimulate the immune system and aid in recovery.

This medicine will also prevent further damage due to lepra reactions. Take it as prescribed by the doctor to get the most benefit.


Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lenangio

  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • 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
  • Tremors


Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Lenangio 5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.


Lenangio 5mg Capsule is an anti-cancer medication.
It works by enhancing the immune system that indirectly attacks the cancer cells.It prevents the growth of new blood vessels within the tumor.
It also restricts the production of chemical messengers (cytokine and growth factor) which are responsible for the growth of cancer cells.
This is how it works against cancer.




It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Lenangio 5mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.


Lenangio 5mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breast feeding

Lenangio 5mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.


Lenangio 5mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel dizzy, tired, sleepy, have vertigo or blurred vision after taking Lenangio 5mg Capsule and this may affect your ability to drive.


Lenangio 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lenangio 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.


Lenangio 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lenangio 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.


If you miss a dose of Lenangio 5mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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