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What is Ninlaro used for?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 9 Mar 2016

Ninlaro (generic name: ixazomib) is a cancer medicine. Ninlaro, made by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, is an oral proteasome inhibitor that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

Ninlaro is used in combination chemotherapy to treat multiple myeloma (a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow). It is given together with another cancer medicine called lenalidomide (brand name: Revlimid) and a steroid medicine called dexamethasone.

Ninlaro is used in patients who have received at least one prior therapy without success.

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