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Medications for Multiple Myeloma

Drugs associated with Multiple Myeloma

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Multiple Myeloma: Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Revlimid Rx X N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: lenalidomide systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Velcade Rx D N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: bortezomib systemic

Drug class: proteasome inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Baycadron, Dexasone, Dexpak Taperpak, Zema Pak, De-Sone LA, Dexacen-4, Dexasone LA, Solurex, Solurex LA

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Decadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Dexamethasone Intensol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Thalomid Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: thalidomide systemic

Drug class: leprostatics, miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pomalyst Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: pomalidomide systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Alkeran Rx D N Add review
4.0

Generic name: melphalan systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cytoxan Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: cyclophosphamide systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
bortezomib Rx D N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: bortezomib systemic

Brand name:  Velcade

Drug class: proteasome inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
thalidomide Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: thalidomide systemic

Brand name:  Thalomid

Drug class: leprostatics, miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
cyclophosphamide Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: cyclophosphamide systemic

Brand names:  Cytoxan, Cytoxan Lyophilized, Neosar

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Kyprolis Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: carfilzomib systemic

Drug class: proteasome inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
melphalan Rx D N Add review
4.0

Generic name: melphalan systemic

Brand names:  Alkeran, Evomela

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
lenalidomide Rx X N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: lenalidomide systemic

Brand name:  Revlimid

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
carfilzomib Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: carfilzomib systemic

Brand name:  Kyprolis

Drug class: proteasome inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
pomalidomide Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: pomalidomide systemic

Brand name:  Pomalyst

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Adriamycin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: doxorubicin systemic

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Baycadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Dexasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dexpak Taperpak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zema Pak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
De-Sone LA Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dexacen-4 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dexasone LA Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Topics under Multiple Myeloma

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Cancer, Malignant Plasmacytoma; Cancer, Multiple Myeloma; Cancer, Plasma Cell Dyscrasia; Cancer, Plasma Cell Myeloma; Malignant Plasmacytoma; Myeloma, Multiple; Plasma Cell Dyscrasia; Plasma Cell Myeloma; Plasmacytoma of Bone

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