Pomalid 1mg, 2mg, 4mg Capsules

  • Medicine Name- Pomalid
  • API- Pomalidomide
  • Packaging- Capsules
  • Strength- 1mg, 2mg, 4mg
  • Manufactured by- Natco Pharma
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Description

Pomalidomide is a thalidomide analogue with immunomodulatory, antineoplastic, and antiangiogenic properties. This therapeutic drug is used for the treatment of adult patients with:

  • multiple myeloma (MM), taken along with the medicine dexamethasone, in patients who have previously received at least two medications to treat MM, including a proteasome inhibitor and medicine lenalidomide, and whose condition has become worse during therapy or within 60 days of finishing the last therapy.
  • AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (KS) following failure of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) or in patients with KS who are HIV-negative. (This indication of Pomalidomide is approved under accelerated approval on behalf of the overall response rate).

Dosage and Side Effects

The recommended dosage of Pomalidomide in patients with Multiple Myeloma (MM) is 4 mg once daily, and in patients with Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is 5 mg once daily, administered orally with or without food on Days 1 through 21 of each 28-day cycle until disease progression. For multiple myeloma, pomalidomide is used along with medicine dexamethasone. HAART should be continued as HIV therapy in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (KS).

The most common side effects of Pomalidomide capsules in patients with Multiple Myeloma (MM) and AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (KS) are as:

MM: fatigue and asthenia, anemia, constipation, neutropenia, nausea, diarrhea, upper respiratory tract infections, dyspnea, back pain, and pyrexia.

KS: abnormal kidney function tests, tiredness, diarrhea, decreased phosphate and calcium in the blood, rash, constipation, nausea, increased blood sugar, and decreased albumin in the blood.

Warning and Precautions

  • Females of reproductive age/potential must have negative pregnancy testing and use effective or appropriate contraception methods prior to initiating treatment.
  • Patients must avoid donating blood during treatment with Pomalidomide and for 4 weeks after discontinuation of the treatment because the blood might be given to a pregnant female patient whose fetus must not be exposed to medicine.
  • Venous thromboembolic events and arterial thromboembolic events may occur in those treated with Pomalidomide 4 mg/3 mg/2 mg/1 mg capsules. Patients with known risk factors, including before thrombosis, may be at higher risk, and actions should be taken to minimize all modifiable factors (e.g., hyperlipidemia, smoking, hypertension).
  • Monitor patients for hematologic toxicities, mainly neutropenia. Monitor complete blood counts (CBC) weekly for the initial eight weeks and monthly thereafter. Patients may require either dose interruption or dose modification.
  • Hepatic failure, including fatal cases, may occur in patients treated with Pomalidomide. Elevated levels of alanine aminotransferase and bilirubin also may occur in patients treated with this drug. Assess liver function tests monthly. Stop therapy upon elevation of liver enzymes and evaluate.
  • Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) may develop in patients treated with this medicinal product. Patients at risk for TLS are all those with high tumor burden before treatment. These patients need to be monitored precisely and relevant precautions taken.

FAQ's

What is Pomalidomide?

Pomalidomide is supplied under the generic brand Pomalid. It is an oral capsule treatment for multiple myeloma (MM) and AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma (KS).

Who has launched generic Pomalidomide?

Natco Pharma has launched generic pomalidomide at reasonable prices under the brand Pomalid. 

How do I take Pomalidomide

Take pomalidomide capsules orally with a glass of water. Swallow the capsules completely without chewing or breaking them. 

How do I store Pomalidomide?

Store the capsules of Pomalidomide at 20-25°C (68-77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F).

How much does Pomalidomide cost in India?

Pomalidomide cost in India is very reasonable and can vary. To procure this drug legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

Can Pomalidomide be used while I’m pregnant?

Pomalidomide capsules are contraindicated in those who are pregnant. Talk to your doctor about the right way to help control your condition during pregnancy. 

Can Pomalidomide be used while breastfeeding?

Do not breastfeed while on Pomalidomide. Talk to your doctor in case you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed.

Where can I get Pomalidomide at the best Price? 

Order Pomalidomide at the best price today. We request you to Call/WhatsApp us at (+91) 8130290915 or dial our TOLL-FREE Number: 1800-889-1064 or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com. We’re fully committed to providing you with the best Pomalidomide price from India. That is why we’ll match the cost/price of any other suppliers/facilitators/distributors in the market who require a valid medical prescription.

Is Pomalidomide available in India?

Pomalidomide is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medicine, or health care professional-prescribed medication) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a valid medical prescription. The medicine Pomalidomide can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, etc.)

Can You Send the Pomalidomide to Foreign Destinations?

Buy generic pomalidomide online at the lowest price from a leading supplier. Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) can assist in the delivery of Pomalidomide; the doctor-prescribed medication to the UK, Thailand, Australia, China, the USA, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Canada, Philippines, Sweden, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Qatar, Turkey, Afghanistan, UAE, Japan, Nepal, and many other countries.

What is the procedure to buy Pomalidomide from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can fill out the order form or send mail to info@indiangenericmedicines.com. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Pomalidomide 1 mg/2 mg/3 mg/4 mg price and the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Pomalidomide (Pomalid) online from India?

Yes, one can buy Pomalidomide (Pomalid) online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) if it is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can help facilitate the supply/export of Pomalidomide capsules through legal channels.