This medication is an anti-angiogenic and immunomodulator, prescribed for multiple myeloma.
Contraindicated to pregnant women.
4 mg per day taken orally on days 1-21 of repeated 28-day cycles until disease progression.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, without food, at least two hours before or two hours after a meal.
• 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.
• 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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (20°C to 25°C)
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