Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide)

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Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide)

ManufacturerHetero Drugs LtdBrand namePomideActive substancePomalidomideStrength2mgCategoryAnti CancerManufacturerHetero Healthcare Ltd

Description  of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)is a Natco pharma product which is endorsed by FDA, containing an active anti-cancer drug called Pomalidomide. Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is available as orally bioavailable thalidomide derivative with various therapeutic activities such as; Immuno modulatory Anti-angiogenesis Anti-neoplastic Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)  is similar to thalidomide & Lenalidomide with related to decreased rate of serum aminotransferase elevations during treatment. This may leads to severe liver injury. Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)is involved in the treatment for regression & unmanageable multiple myeloma. Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)  is used in the patients who are failing to response for Lenalidomide treatment. Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is used in combination with dexamethasone.

INDICATIONS of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

The major therapeutic indication of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is involved in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
This treatment is occurred by combining with dexamethasone for reducing the side effect associated with Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)
Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is majorly indicated in patients who are not reacts for prior two therapies like Lenalidomide & proteasome inhibitor.

MECHANISM OF ACTION  of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Pomalidomide directly inhibits angiogenesis and myeloma cell growth. This dual effect is central to its activity in myeloma, rather than other pathways such as TNF alpha inhibition, since potent TNF inhibitors including rolipram and pentoxifylline do not inhibit myeloma cell growth or angiogenesis. Upregulation of interferon gamma, IL-2 and IL-10 as well as downregulation of IL-6 have been reported for pomalidomide. These changes may contribute to pomalidomide's anti-angiogenic and anti-myeloma activities.

 SIDE EFFECTS  of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Commonly reported side effects of pomalidomide include: anemia, anxiety, confusion, dizziness, neuropathy, neutropenia, peripheral neuropathy, and thrombocytopenia. 

Other side effects include: acute myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, and febrile neutropenia. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

PRECAUTIONS  of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)


There are two major worsening condition may occur during the treatment using with Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg).

Embryo fetal damage

Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)capsules are contraindicated to pregnancy period. During the treatment, patients avoid to becoming pregnant. Use effective contraceptives for preventing pregnancy during therapy.

Venous & arterial thromboembolism

Patient who are receiving Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)capsules have chance of getting deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction & stroke. This type of condition should be treated by initiating prophylactic anti-thrombotic drugs. The patients who are acquiring this condition then thromboprophylaxis should be provided


DRUG INTERACTION of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) metabolism is mediated by CYP1A2 & CYP3A4. The concomitant use of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)with CYP1A2 drugs like Fluoxamine causes elevation of Cmax & AUC of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)and concludes as increased concentration of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)leads to higher extent of adverse effects associated with Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)In this condition, reduce the dose of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) and recommended.

DOSAGE of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Neutropenia :
ANC (absolute neutrophils count) <500/mcl: Postpone the Pomalid therapy and provide CBC weekly ANC more than or equal to 500/mcl: Continue the Pomalid 3mg daily.
Thrombocytopenia :
Platelets count <25,000/mcL: postpone the Pomalid treatment & follow the CBC >50,000/mcL: continue 3mg of Pomalid
Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) with potent CYP1A2 inhibitor :
During this combination reduce the dose of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) by 50%
In renal impairment :
Initial dose of Pomalid is 3mg
In hepatic impairment :
Mild to moderate condition, an initial dose of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is 3mg; in severe condition, the initial dose of Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) is 4mg.
STORAGE  of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg) should be stored at room temperature of 20℃ to 25℃ Protect from light Kept in dry & cool place.

MISSED DOSE of  Pomide 2mg (Pomalidomide 2mg)

Have the missed dose immediately before next dose duration
Next dose time arrived then left off the missed dose and follows regular schedule.
Avoid taking extra dose at same time.
Please consult the doctor for further details.

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