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MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Multiple myeloma is a bone marrow disease characterized by the presence of malignant plasma cells, & abnormal serum &/or urine immunoglobulin secondary to clonal plasma cell expansion.

It accounts for 1-2% of all cancers worldwide & mostly affects patients at ages 65-74 years old.

Patient usually presents with bone pain & nonspecific symptoms, or due to abnormalities in laboratory exams.

 

Drug Information

Indication: Metastatic breast cancer. Advanced ovarian cancer in women who have failed a 1st-line platinum-based chemother...

Darzalex
daratumumab

Indication: In combination w/ lenalidomide or bortezomib & dexamethasone for multiple myeloma in patients who have rec...

Indication: Anemia associated w/ chronic renal failure in adults & paed on dialysis. Anemia & reduction of transfu...

Indication: Agammaglobulinemia/hypogammaglobulinemia. Combined therapy w/ antibiotics in severe bacterial or viral infecti...

Indication: Monotherapy in patients w/ chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas that has pro...

Indication: Multiple myeloma. Mantle cell lymphoma in patients who have received at least 1 prior therapy.

Indication: Multiple myeloma & mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in patients who have received at least 1 prior therapy.

Indication: Regression in neoplastic conditions eg, acute leukaemia, Wilms' tumour, neuroblastoma, soft tissue & bone ...

Indication: Tab: Multiple myeloma, advanced ovarian adenocarcinoma, breast carcinoma, polycythaemia rubra vera. Inj: Local...

Indication: Replacement therapy for acute adrenocortical insufficiency eg, Addison's disease, bilateral adrenalectomy; rel...

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