THALIDOMIDE 100MG CAPSULE (THALITERO)

THALIDOMIDE 100MG CAPSULE (THALITERO)

OVERVIEW & USAGE

DESCRIPTION

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PACKAGE

DESCRIPTION

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PACKAGE


Overview and Usage

Brand name – Thalitero

Generic name – Thalidomide

Salt composition – Thalidomide 100 mg

Manufacturer – Hetero

Dosage form – Capsule

Packaging – Strip

Indication – Multiple myeloma

Strength – 100 mg

Gender – Unisex

Prescription required – Yes

Description

Thalitero (Thalidomide) 100mg capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma

and lepra reaction. The active ingredient of the Thalitero capsule is Thalidomide.

Thalidomide works to inhibit the release of tumor necrosis factor-alpha from

monocytes. It modulates other cytokine action.

Pharmacodynamics

Thalitero (Thalidomide 100mg Capsule) is an immunomodulatory agent with a spectrum of activity (not

fully characterized). Thalidomide contains both left and right-handed isomers in equal

amounts, where one enantiomer is effective against morning sickness, and the other

one is teratogenic. These enantiomers are then converted to each other in vivo.

Contraindications

Do not administer this medicine to patients who have an allergy to any of the

components of this medicine.

Alternate brands

● Thycad 100 mg Capsule

● Thalix 100 mg Capsule

● Thaloda 100 mg Capsule


Side Effects Of Thalidomide 100mg Capsule

● Headache

● Fever and chills

● Sleepiness

● Nausea

● Rash

● Weakness

● Dizziness

● Dry skin

● Weight loss

● Confusion

● Mood changes

● Neuropathy

● Constipation

● Tremor

● Edema (swelling)

● Loss of appetite

● Decrease in white blood cell count

● Decrease in calcium level in the blood

● Weight gain/loss

● Fatigue

● Muscle weakness

● Anxiety

● Blood clots


Dosage

Normal Dose

Take the dose exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not stop taking the

medicine, unless your healthcare provider tells you. Do not alter the dose strength on

your own. Do not crush or break the capsule. Swallow it as a whole and do not try to

chew it.

Missed Dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember (only if it is not already the

time for the next scheduled dose). Make sure to not double the dose strength.

Overdose

Seek emergency support from a healthcare provider.

Usage Of Medicine

Thalitero (Thalidomide) 100mg capsule is used to treat:

● multiple myeloma, and

● lepra reaction.


Warning And Precautions

Administer this medicine with caution in patients who:

● Have heart disease

● Have liver disease

● Have kidney disease

● Are breastfeeding

● Are pregnant

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