Uses of Lenalid (Lenalidomide) Capsule
- Multiple Myeloma
Lenalid (Lenalidomide) is the generic name of the Revlimid. It used to treat Multiple Myeloma with the combination of dexamethasone.
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
This medication is also used in the treatment of Myelodysplastic syndrome, which is a particular type of blood/bone disorder characterized by immature cells.
The FDA approved Lenalid (Revlimid) in order to treat Mantle Cell Lymphoma in patients whose disease has relapsed or progressed after two prior consecutive therapies, including bortezomib.
- Lenalidomide is not recommended during pregnancy, it may cause adverse effects on the unborn child.
- Lenalid needs to avoid while breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor, and they will suggest you alternate treatment in such circumstances.
- This medication is not for children aged below 18 years.
By mistake, if anyone has overdosed on Lenalid 25 mg medication, and has a few signs & symptoms such as difficulty in breathing then immediately call your physician or poison control center.
If you forget to take a dose of this medication, take it as quickly as possible but if more than 10-12 hours have passed just skip the particular day and take it on the next day at the same time. Never take the double dose in order to maintain the cycle.