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Brand name: Revlimid

Revlimid is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) lenalidomide. On this page you will find out more about Revlimid, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: lenalidomide

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Revlimid 15 mg hard capsule, 21

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance white to off-white opaque body/ powder blue opaque cap size 0 capsules marked "15mg REV" in black
Dosage Form Capsule, hard
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
21 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Store in Original Container
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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