Pomalidomide - Drug Information

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General Information on Pomalidomide

Generic Name : Pomalidomide

Latest prescription information about Pomalidomide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Pomalidomide

International- Pomalyst.

Why is Pomalidomide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anti-angiogenic and immunomodulator, prescribed for multiple myeloma. 

When should Pomalidomide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to pregnant women.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category X :

Animal and/or human studies have demonstrated fetal injury and potential risks outweigh the benefits of the drug in pregnancy. These drugs are found to be harmful when taken during pregnancy, and should not be used.

What is the dosage of Pomalidomide?

4 mg per day taken orally on days 1-21 of repeated 28-day cycles until disease progression.

How should Pomalidomide be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, without food, at least two hours before or two hours after a meal.

What are the warnings and precautions for Pomalidomide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of smoking, any other medical condition, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Monitor complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Pomalidomide?

   Most Common : Fatigue, weakness, decrease in white blood cells, anemia, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, difficulty in breathing, upper-respiratory tract infections, back pain and fever.
   Gastrointestinal : Vomiting.
   Infections : Pneumonia, urinary tract infection.
   Musculoskeletal : Musculoskeletal pain, chest pain, muscle spasms, joint pain, pain in extremity, muscular weakness, bone pain.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing, cough, nosebleed.
   Metabolic : Decreased appetite, increase in blood minerals.
   Skin : Excess sweat, rash, night sweats, dry skin, itching.
   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, tremor, headache, neuropathy peripheral, sleeplessness, confusion, anxiety.
   Lab Tests : Blood creatinine increased, weight increased or decreased.
   Genitourinary : Kidney failure.

What are the other precautions for Pomalidomide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Pomalidomide?

Store it at room temperature (20C to 25C)

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