Pomalyst vs Revlimid

Pomalyst
(Rx)
Revlimid
(Rx)
Pomalyst is a cancer medication.
Revlimid is a cancer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.6
Helpfulness
for Multiple Myeloma
2.6
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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February 8, 2013
December 27, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,169 Discussions
12,433 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Cancer
Pomalyst is prescribed for Multiple Myeloma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Revlimid is prescribed for Multiple Myeloma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pom
Tiredness
8
Neuropathy
5
Peripheral Neuropathy
3
Rash
2
Back Pain
2
Cramping
2
Nausea
2
Pneumonia
2
Insomnia
2
Weakness
1
Rev
Tiredness
10
Neuropathy
5
Rash
4
Anemia
3
Diarrhea
3
Blood Clots
2
Peripheral Neuropathy
2
Itching
2
Cramping
2
Weakness
2
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Pomalyst
Pom
Revlimid
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Tiredness
Pom
Rev
8
10
Neuropathy
Pom
Rev
5
5
Peripheral Neuropathy
Pom
Rev
3
2
Rash
Pom
Rev
2
4
Back Pain
Pom
Rev
2
0
Cramping
Pom
Rev
2
2
Nausea
Pom
Rev
2
0
Pneumonia
Pom
Rev
2
0
Insomnia
Pom
Rev
2
0
Weakness
Pom
Rev
1
2
Tiredness
Rev
Pom
10
8
Neuropathy
Rev
Pom
5
5
Rash
Rev
Pom
4
2
Anemia
Rev
Pom
3
0
Diarrhea
Rev
Pom
3
0
Blood Clots
Rev
Pom
2
0
Peripheral Neuropathy
Rev
Pom
2
3
Itching
Rev
Pom
2
0
Cramping
Rev
Pom
2
2
Weakness
Rev
Pom
2
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Pomalyst is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
X Category X
Revlimid is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Pomalyst and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Revlimid and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg
Capsule: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 25 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pomalidomide
Lenalidomide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pomalyst and Revlimid: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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