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Thalidomide Capsules USP 100MG
Each hard gelatin capsule contains:
Thalidomide USP…… 100 mg
Colour : Approved colours used in empty capsule shells
This medication is used to treat or prevent certain skin conditions related to Hansen’s disease, once known as leprosy (erythema nodosum leprosum). Thalidomide is also used to treat a certain type of cancer (multiple myeloma). It works in Hansen’s disease by reducing swelling and redness (inflammation).
How Thalidomide works :
Thalidomide modulates the activity of body’s immune system and helps indirectly attacking the cancer cells. It also stops the growth of blood vessels in cancer.
Thalidomide should never be taken by pregnant women or women capable of becoming pregnant as even a single dose can cause severe birth defects or death to an unborn baby.
DOSE :As directed by the oncologist.
Storage : Store protected from light, at a temperature not more than 25-77ºF), excursion permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF),Do not freeze.