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Brand name: Revlimid TM

Active ingredients: lenalidomide

What it is used for

Multiple Myeloma (MM) Revlimid is indicated for the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma who are ineligible for autologous stem cell transplantation. Revlimid is indicated for the maintenance treatment of patients with newly diagnosed mulitple myeloma who have undergone autologous stem cell transplantation. Revlimid in combination with dexamethasone is indicated for the treatment of multiple myeloma patients whose disease has progressed after one therapy.,Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Revlimid is indicated for treatment of patients with transfusion-dependent anaemia due to low- or intermediate-1 risk myelodysplastic syndromes associated with a deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality with or without additional cytogenetic abnormalities.,Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) Revlimid is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsed and/or refractory mantle cell lymphoma.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

white to off-white opaque body/ powder blue opaque cap size 0 capsules marked "15mg REV" in black

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient lenalidomide

This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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