What are Lenalid 10 mg Capsules?
Lenalid 10 Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction. This medicine belongs to a group of medicines that affect how your immune system works.
Lenalid 10 Capsule can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Benefits of Lenalid 10 mg Capsules
If you have multiple myeloma, your body is destroying bone faster than it is being replaced. This makes bones weak and painful and more likely to break. Lenalid 10 Capsule may be prescribed along with other cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. It is an important part of your treatment and increases the survival rate of people with multiple myeloma. This medicine will kill the cancerous cells and prevent their further growth as well as spread to other parts of the body. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit. Supplements of calcium and Vitamin D3 are also effective and may be prescribed if you do not have high blood calcium levels.
How to use Lenalid 10 mg Capsules?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Lenalid 10 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How do Lenalid 10 mg Capsules work?
Lenalid 10 mg Capsules is an anti-cancer medication. It works by enhancing the immune system that indirectly attacks the cancer cells. It prevents the growth of new blood vessels within the tumor. It also restricts the production of chemical messengers (cytokine and growth factor) which are responsible for the growth of cancer cells. This is how it works against cancer.
What if you forget to take Lenalid 10 mg Capsules?
If you miss a dose of Lenalid 10 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Side effects of Lenalid 10 mg Capsules
- Edema (swelling)
- Loss of appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Decreased calcium level in blood
- Weight gain
- Muscle weakness