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LENID 5MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR LENID 5mg capsule

Lenalidomide(5mg)

food interaction for LENID capsule

alcohol interaction for LENID capsule

pregnancy interaction for LENID capsule

lactation interaction for LENID capsule

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lenid 5mg capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lenid 5mg capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Lenid 5mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR LENID 5mg capsule

Lenalidomide(5mg)

Lenid capsule uses

Lenid 5mg capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.

How lenid capsule works

Lenid 5mg capsule modulates the activity of body's immune system and helps indirectly attacking the cancer cells. It also stops the growth of blood vessels in cancer.

Common side effects of lenid capsule

Headache, Weakness, Nausea, Rash, Breathlessness, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Edema, Loss of appetite, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased calcium level in blood, Weight gain, Muscle weakness, Fatigue, Fever, Anxiety, Blood clots , Dry skin, Weight loss, Confusion, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy, Constipation, Tremor

SUBSTITUTES FOR LENID capsule

6 Substitutes
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    Natco Pharma Ltd
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    Rs. 141.08/capsule
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  • LENOME 5MG CAPSULE
    (30 capsules in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 50/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 1500
    save 67% more per capsule
  • LENMID 5MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 81.88/capsule
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    Rs. 818.75
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  • LENZEST 5MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 139.93/capsule
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    Rs. 1399.27
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Expert advice FOR LENID capsule

  • You may be monitored with regular blood tests before and during the treatment as lenalidomide may cause a fall in the white blood cells and platelets, required to fight infection and blood clotting.
  • Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury and avoid contact with people who have colds or infections.
  • You should not donate blood, semen or serum during treatment and for 4 week after the end of treatment.
  • You may be at risk of developing acute myelogenous leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma tumor lysis syndrome, fatal liver problems, severe skin reactions and fatal heart problems during treatment with lenalidomide. You should discuss in advance the benefits and risks of taking lenalidomide.
  • Lenalidomide is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years.
  • You should use proper contraceptive methods at least 4 weeks before, during and until 4 weeks after stopping treatment. 
  • Woman of childbearing potential will be required to undergo pregnancy tests before, every 4 weeks and after the treatment.
  • You should inform your doctor or dentist that you take lenalidomide before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
  • Do not drive or operate machines while taking lenalidomide as it may make you feel dizzy, tired, sleepy or have blurred vision.

Frequently asked questions FOR LENID 5mg capsule

Lenalidomide

Q. What is lenalidomide/ What is lenalidomide used for / is lenalidomide a chemotherapy drug/ a cytotoxic?
Lenalidomide an immunomodulatory and an antiangiogenic agent andis used to treat multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and mantle cell lymphoma in certain patients. It is a chemotherapy-like drug and has the same cytotoxic effects as chemotherapy drugs as in to kill myeloma cells but the mechanism of action is different
Q. How is lenalidomide administered?
Lenalidomide is administered orally as a capsule
Q. How does lenalidomide work?
Lenalidomide works by affecting the body's immune system and directly attacking the cancer cells
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Q. Does lenalidomide cause hair loss?
Hair loss could be a side effect of using lenalidomide. Always consult your doctor before its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)