What are the maintenance therapy regimens following stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma?

Updated: Aug 14, 2019
  • Author: Sara J Grethlein, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Options include the following:

  • Lenalidomide 10 mg PO per day for the first 3 months, increased to 15 mg if tolerated [27, 6]
  • Ixazomib on days 1, 8, and 15 in 28-day cycles; 3 mg PO per day in cycles one through four, increased to 4 mg from cycle 5 if tolerated [7]  
  • Bortezomib 1.3 mg/m 2 IV on days 1, 4, 8 and 11 every 3 months [28]

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