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POMAVIA 2MG CAPSULE

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Salt Composition : Pomalidomide

Manufacturer : LUPIN LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: ‚āĻ5748
Price : ‚āĻ4045
You Save : ‚āĻ1703 (30%)

21 Capsule(s) In A Bottle

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Introduction to Pomavia 2mg Capsule

Pomavia 2mg Capsule is a chemotherapy medicine containing the active constituent Pomalidomide. It belongs to the group of medications known as Immuno modulatory agents. It is used to treat multiple myeloma in adults. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer mainly affecting certain white blood cells called the plasma cell. These cells grow uncontrolled and accumulate in the bone marrow, damaging the bones and kidneys.  

The common side effects that are likely to associate with Pomavia 2mg Capsule are shortness of breath, tiredness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, back and bone pain, dizziness, tremor, upper respiratory tract infection, sleeping trouble, loss of appetite, lack of energy, muscle spasms, muscle weakness, numbness, tingling or burning sensation, the low potassium level in the blood and anemia. Inform your doctor if these side effects disturb or persist in you.  

Inform your medical professional if you are allergic to Pomavia 2mg Capsule and its ingredients. Inform your doctor if you have high cholesterol levels, heart disorders, breathing problems, blood clot disorders, hepatitis B infection, neuropathy (Pain in hands or feet caused by nerve damage), or if you smoke before taking this chemotherapy medicine. It is not recommended for adolescents and children under 18 years of age. 


Uses of Pomavia 2mg Capsule

  • Treatment of Multiple myeloma.

Therapeutic Effects of Pomavia 2mg Capsule

Pomavia 2mg Capsule works by stimulating the immune system to attack the cancer cells, stopping the formation of blood vessels supplying the cancer cells, and preventing the growth of cancer cells (myeloma cells).


Interaction of Pomavia 2mg Capsule with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements and herbal products that you are taking or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Pomavia 2mg  Capsule and can cause potential side effects.


More Information about Pomavia 2mg Capsule

  • Keep Pomavia¬†2mg¬†Capsule¬†out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store at room temperature between 20¬įC to 25¬įC.

How to consume Pomavia 2mg Capsule

Always take Pomavia 2mg Capsule exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take this medicine with or without food. Swallow the Capsule as a whole with water. Do not crush or chew the Capsule.


Safety Advices for Pomavia 2mg Capsule

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Pregnancy

  

Pomavia 2mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medicine.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is not recommended to use during breastfeeding as it is unknown if Pomavia 2mg Capsule passes into breast milk and harms the baby.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Pomavia 2mg Capsule can be given to patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung problems before starting the treatment. 

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Liver

  

Pomavia 2mg Capsule is used with caution in severe liver disease patients. A dose adjustment is required. Your physician will perform blood tests to monitor your liver function during treatment with this medication.

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Alcohol

  

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pomavia 2mg  Capsule. Please consult your doctor.

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate heavy machines while taking Pomavia 2mg Capsule, as it can cause tiredness, dizziness, and confusion. 


Side Effects of Pomavia 2mg Capsule

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious:

  • Low white blood cells
  • Bleeding or bruising
  • Severe or bloody diarrhea
  • Blood clots (chest or leg pain, swelling)
  • Severe liver problems (yellowing of skin or eyes, dark-brow color urine, abdominal Pain)
  • Severe allergic reactions (swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing)

Common:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Tiredness, weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Dizziness, tremor
  • Low potassium level in the blood (hypokalaemia)
  • Back pain, bone pain
  • Diarrhea, constipation
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • High blood sugar levels
  • Loss of appetite, lack of energy
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Muscle spasms, muscle weakness
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning sensation in the skin, Pain in hands or feet
  • Anemia

Word of Advice

It is recommended to take effective birth control for at least 4 weeks before beginning treatment, during treatment, and at least 4 weeks after stopping Pomavia 2mg Capsule treatment. Women who are pregnant or suspect they may be pregnant should not use this medication. Handle this medication with disposable gloves since it may come into contact with the skin. Do not share Pomavia 2mg Capsule with others even if they have the same symptoms as you have, since it may cause birth defects and other serious problems. It is advised to refrain from donating blood or sperm both during treatment and for seven days after treatment with this drug.


FAQs

Q 1. What class of medication is Pomavia 2mg Capsule?

Pomavia 2mg Capsule belongs to the class of medications called Immuno modulatory agents.

Q 2. What is the best time to take Pomavia 2mg Capsule?

It is best to take Pomavia 2mg Capsule once daily, with or without food. Take the capsule at the same time every day for better results.

Q 3. Can children use Pomavia 2mg Capsule?

No, Pomavia 2mg Capsule is not recommended for usage in children under 18.

Q 4. Can I donate blood during Pomavia 2mg Capsule treatment?

Blood donations are restricted while taking Pomavia 2mg Capsule and for one month after stopping the medicine because the blood might be given to pregnant women whose fetuses should not be exposed to this medication.

Q 5. In which conditions should I avoid taking Pomavia 2mg Capsule?

Pomavia 2mg Capsule should not be used in patients with blood clots, heart attack, heart failure, breathing difficulty, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, neuropathy, and hepatitis B virus infection.

Q 6. Can I share Pomavia 2mg Capsule with other people?

No, sharing Pomavia 2mg Capsule medication with others is not recommended, even if they have the same symptoms as you. Hence, it may cause birth defects and other problems.

Q 7. What should I do if I miss my Pomavia 2mg Capsule dose?

Take your missed Pomavia 2mg Capsule dose as soon as you remember if it has been less than 12 hours since your usual time. Skip the dose you missed if it has been more than 12 hours. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Q 8. I am suffering from a Hepatitis B virus infection. Can I take Pomavia 2mg Capsule?

Pomavia 2mg Capsule should not be used in patients with hepatitis B virus infection. Pomavia 2mg Capsule treatment may reactivate the hepatitis B virus in people who have the virus, resulting in a recurrence of the infection.


Fact Box of Pomavia 2mg Capsule

Molecule name: Pomalidomide

Therapeutic class: Immunomodulatory agents

Pharmacological class: Antineoplastics

Indications: Multiple myeloma


References

1.Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma EEIG, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [ Revised on Feb 2022] [ Accessed on 28 Nov 2022], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1262.pdf 

2.Celgene corporation, US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on Dec 2017] [ Accessed on 28 Nov 2022], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/204026s019lbl.pdf 

3.Rafael Rios-Tamayo et al; Pomalidomide in the treatment of multiple myeloma: design, development and place in therapy; Drug Design, Development and Therapy; Published on 28/08/2017; Accessed on 28/09/2022; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28860711


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