What are Lenalid 25 mg Capsules?
Lenalid 25mg 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 25 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.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. You are advised to drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated while taking this medicine.
Benefits of Lenalid 25 mg Capsules
How to use Lenalid 25 mg Capsules ?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Lenalid 25 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How do Lenalid 25 mg Capsules work?
Lenalid 25 Capsule 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 25 mg Capsules?
If you miss a dose of Lenalid 25 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 25 mg Capsules
- Edema (swelling)
- Loss of appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count
- Decreased calcium level in the blood
- Weight gain
- Muscle weakness