Lenangio 25mg Capsule

Lenangio 25mg Capsule

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Lenangio 25 MG Description

Lenangio Capsule is an immunomodulatory medicine. It modulates the immune system. Lenangio is used to treat white blood cell cancer and in patients with transfusion dependent aneamia. It contains Lena...
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ContainsLenalidomide(25.0 Mg)
UsesCancer
Side effectsDizziness, fatigue, constipation, muscle cramp
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Lenangio 25 MG

  • Used to treat cancer of white blood cell.
  • Used to treat blood transfusion dependent aneamia where bone marrow is unable to make mature blood cells.

Contraindications of Lenangio 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to lenalidomide or any other ingredient of Lenangio Capsule.
  • If you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or of a child bearing age.

Side effects of Lenangio 25 MG

  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Muscle cramps
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased blood count
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Nausea
  • Tremor
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Lenangio 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lenangio Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Lenangio Capsule should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause serious harm to the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are planning pregnancy while on this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lenangio Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if the component of Lenangio passes into the breastmilk. It is advised to avoid breastfeeding while on this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lenangio Capsule?
A:
You should avoid driving as you feel fatigue, dizzy, sleepy after taking Lenangio Capsule.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lenangio Capsule?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol while on Lenangio as it may worsen the side effect. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are above 50 years of age, menopausal or of a non-child bearing age.
  • You are using any knid of contraceptive method.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have heart disease or conditions, blood clot in the body.
  • You have thyroid, blood disorder.
  • You have viral reactivation or visual disturbance such as cataract.
  • You have kidney or liver damage.
  • You experience any allergic reaction after taking Lenangio.
  • You have or experience tingling sensation or numbness of the extremities.
  • You have or had any kind of cancer or cancer lysis.
  • You have any active infection.
  • You feel sleepy or dizzy.

Mode of Action of Lenangio 25 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Linalidomide acts by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of cancer cells and stops cancer cells from making their own blood vessels. Thus, kills the cancer cells.
  • It works by killing the abnormal cells in the bone marrow and helps to produce healthy normal blood cells.

Directions for Use of Lenangio 25 MG

  • Lenangio Capsule is to be taken as advised by the doctor.
  • Take the medicine with a glass of water.
  • Take the medicine at a fixed time every day for optimal results.

Interactions of Lenangio 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affects the way the Lenangio Capsule works or Lenangio itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking to avoid possible interactions.
  • Especially you are taking oral contraceptive medicines, blood thinners, anti-allergic medicine, other cancer medicine or medicine used to treat brain related disorder.
  • If you are lipid lowering medicine, steroids or digoxin.

Storage and disposal of Lenangio 25 MG

  • Store Lenangio Capsule at room temperature in a cool and dry place away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Lenangio 25 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Lenangio may cause drowsiness, irritability, sickness, headache. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Lenangio Capsule may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the mi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Lenangio Capsule if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking Lenangio Capsule until and unless your doctor advises you. If you stop taking this medicine, it can lead to an incomplete killing of cancer cells and thus increase the risk of reoccurrence of cancer. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per the need.

Q: My husband is on Lenangio, can we plan pregnancy after completing the course of this medicine?

A: No, you should not plan pregnancy after the completion of the last dose with Lenangio Capsule. Always consult your doctor before planning a pregnancy and use an effective contraceptive method.
Product Details
Brand
LENANGIO
Expires on or After
30/05/2023

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Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:55 PM (IST)

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