Lenalid 25 mg enhances the immune activity to reduce the growth of tumors. It is highly effective in the treatment of anemia, multiple myelomas, and mantle cell lymphoma (a rare cancer of the lymph nodes). It also gained its importance in the management of myelodysplastic syndrome caused by an abnormal chromosome. Lenalid 25 mg contains a potent medicine called Lenalidomide and it acts by tearing down abnormal cells in bone marrow and aiding the generation of normal red blood cells.
Who should avoid using this medicine?
A patient who is suffering from some medical conditions such as chronic lymphocytic leukemia, pregnancy, breastfeeding condition, and a severe allergic reaction or a severe rash from Lenalidomide or thalidomide in the past should not use this medicine.
What are the possible drug interactions of Lenalid 25 mg?
There are some medicines show interactions with Lenalid 25 mg such as Erythropoietin, Estrogen, Estradiol, Medroxyprogesterone, Digoxin, Acetaminophen, Methotrexate, Ketoconazole, Isoniazid, and certain medicines for HIV Infection.
How to use Lenalid 25 mg?
Lenalid 25 mg is a capsule dosage form and should be taken orally via oral route with an enormous amount of water. For the treatment of multiple myelomas, the recommended is one capsule of Lenalid 25 mg orally once a day on days 1 through 21 of repeated 28-day cycles. For the treatment Lymphoma, the recommended dose id one tablet of Lenalid 25 mg orally once a day on days 1 through 21 of repeated 28-day cycles.
What are the undesired effects of Lenalid 25 mg?
The use of Lenalid 25 mg can cause some undesired effects such as dizziness, diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting, headache, weakness, loss of appetite and weight loss.
Things to be kept in mind while using Lenalid 25 mg:
- Lenalid 25 mg reduces the platelets count in the blood, so stay away from activities that may cause bruising or injury.
- Lenalid 25 mg reduces the immune system, so keep away from the contact with people who are who have colds or infections.
- Lenalid 25 mg may impair your thinking ability, so don't drive a vehicle or operate any machinery.