What is POMALID 2MG?
POMALID 2MG contains pomalidomide which is an immunomodulatory drug
What POMALID 2MG is used for?
It is used to treat adults with a type of cancer called multiple myeloma
Talk to Doctor
Talk to your Doctor, if you:
Are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have ever had blood clots in the past
Have had a heart attack, heart failure
Have difficulty breathing
Have high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels
Have a high total amount of tumor throughout the body, including your bone marrow
Have or have had neuropathy
Have or have ever had hepatitis B infection
Tell your doctor if you are taking,
Ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infection)
Ciprofloxacin, enoxacin (used to treat infection)
Fluvoxamine (used to treat depression)
Directions & For Use
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Do not break, open or chew this medicine
Swallow the medicine whole, preferably with water
If you take more POMALID 2MG
If you take more POMALID 2MG than you should, talk to a doctor or go to nearest hospital immediately
If you forget to take POMALID 2MG
If you forget to take POMALID 2MG on a day when you should, take your next medicine as normal the next day. Do not increase the number of medicine you take to make up for not taking POMALID 2MG the previous day
If you stop taking POMALID 2MG
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at a room temperature of 15-25?C
Pomalid 2mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and is used in combination with some other medicine (dexamethasone). It works by helping the bone marrow to produce normal blood cells and by killing abnormal cells.
Pomalid 2 mg Capsule can be taken with or without food, but better to take it at the same time every day. 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.
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, fever, bone pain, muscle cramp, and diarrhea. 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. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.
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.
USES OF POMALID CAPSULE
- Multiple myeloma
BENEFITS OF POMALID CAPSULE
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.
Pomalid 2mg Capsule may be prescribed along with other medicines. It is an important part of your treatment and increases the survival rate of people with multiple myeloma.
This medicine will kill the abnormal cells and prevent their further growth as well as spread to other parts of the body.
SIDE EFFECTS OF POMALID CAPSULE
Common side effects of Pomalid
- Bone pain
- Muscle cramp
- Breathing problems
- Decreased appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Low blood platelets
- Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
HOW TO USE POMALID CAPSULE
HOW POMALID CAPSULE WORKS