Generic Name: Lenalidomide
Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Limited
Strength: 10 mg
Quantity: 30 caps per pack
Lenalid contains lenalidomide an active ingredient that is used for the treatment of anemia (low red blood cells) in patients with a certain type of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) called 5q MDS. MDS is dangerous syndrome. Patients suffering from it have low red blood cell counts and require blood transfusions.
Lenalid capsule containing lenalidomide helps to modulates the activity of body's immune system and helps indirectly preventing the growth of the cancer cells. It also stops the growth of blood vessels in cancer.
Lenalid capsule should always be taken under the supervision of doctor. It can be taken with or without food with glass of water. Also, please note that capsule should be swallowed whole. For correct dosage and time frame, please ask your doctor as it will depend on the condition of being treated and patient's response to the medication.
Common Side Effects:
- Loss of appetite
- Decreased calcium level in blood
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Muscle weakness
- Weight gain
- Blood clots
- Weight loss
- Dry skin
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
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