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Understanding Pomalyst®
(pomalidomide) capsules

This booklet is about a drug that is used only for patients with relapsed and refractory myeloma. It pres­ents information on Pomalyst® and how it works, the results of clinical trials and ongoing research with Pomalyst, how and when to take Pomalyst, and its possible side effects and how to manage them. 

02.24.15
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Pomalyst®, also known by its generic name, pomalidomide, is the newest in the line of anti-myeloma agents called immunomodulatory drugs, or IMiDs®, agents that can modify or regulate the functioning of the immune system.

This booklet presents information on Pomalyst and how it works, the results of clinical trials and ongoing research with Pomalyst, how and when to take Pomalyst, its possible side effects, and how to manage them.

The booklet is meant to provide you with general information only. It is not meant to replace the advice of your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare practitioners. Your healthcare team can answer specific questions related to your personal treatment plan.

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