Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Pomalyst

Descriptions


Pomalidomide is used to treat multiple myeloma (cancer of the blood) in patients who have received at least 2 other medicines that did not work well. It interferes with the growth of multiple myeloma cells, which are eventually destroyed in the body. Pomalidomide is an antineoplastic (cancer medicine).

This medicine is only available under a restricted distribution program. You will have to read and sign papers that explain how the medicine is used when you pick up your prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule