Drug information of Thalidomide

Thalidomide

Drug group:

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Mechanism of effect

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Pharmacodynamic

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Pharmacokinetics

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Multiple Myeloma 200 mg orally once a day with water, preferably at bedtime and at least 1 hour after the evening meal

Alerts

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Points of recommendation

Thalidomide is used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treatmultiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

Pregnancy level

X

Related drugs

Temozolomide


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