What is Pomalidomide-dexamethasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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See also: Pomalidomide

Pomalidomide-dexamethasone is a regimen that may be used for the treatment of multiple myeloma. It includes pomalidomide, an anticancer agent, and dexamethasone, a corticosteroid.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Fuzzy thinking 1
Hiccups (hiccoughs) 1
Loss of energy 1
Muscle spasms 1
Nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 4
Did not seem to work 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Duration

Currently taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Lenalidomide (Revlimid) 4
Bortezomib-lenalidomide-dexamethasone (VRd) 1

Patients stopped taking Pomalidomide-dexamethasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Carfilzomib (Kyprolis) 1
Dexamethasone (Decadron) 1
Prednisolone (Panafcortelone) 1
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