Myelosafe Capsule

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S R Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Myelosafe NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Multiple Myeloma, lepra reaction
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
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₹8.5/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Myelosafe

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Myelosafe Capsule

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Uses of Myelosafe Capsule

Myelosafe Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.
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Side effects of Myelosafe Capsule

Common

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.

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How to use Myelosafe Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Myelosafe Capsule at a fixed time.

How Myelosafe Capsule works

Myelosafe 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.

In Depth Information on Myelosafe Capsule

Expert advice for Myelosafe 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Myelosafe Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Myelosafe Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Myelosafe Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Myelosafe Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Myelosafe Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients moderate to severe with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Myelosafe NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Lenalidomide

Myelosafe 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
Myelosafe is administered orally as a capsule
Myelosafe works by affecting the body's immune system and directly attacking the cancer cells
Hair loss could be a side effect of using Myelosafe. Always consult your doctor before its use.
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