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REVLIMID is an oral medication taken once daily at about the same time each day, with or without food:
Take REVLIMID exactly as prescribed and follow all the instructions of the Lenalidomide REMS program
Please see our FAQs page for questions to help your discussion with your healthcare team.
As you start treatment with REVLIMID for del 5q MDS, it’s important to understand your role during treatment. This includes:
Blood tests are an important—and regular—part of your treatment with REVLIMID for del 5q MDS. The results of blood tests show what is happening in your blood. This helps your doctor see how you are doing and how your medicine is working. Your doctor may adjust, delay, or stop your dose based upon your blood test results. Talk with your doctor or nurse about scheduling your blood tests.
It’s important to follow your doctor’s instructions when taking REVLIMID:
Schedule your blood tests on the same day every week, if possible
Check to see if the lab can call to remind you the day before the test
Ask a family member or friend to remind you about your test
Set an alarm on your
cell phone or clock