Thalomid Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Thalomid: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Thalomid 100mg Cap
Celgene Corp
Pill Identification: LOGO CELGENE 100MG 

What is this Medicine?

THALIDOMIDE (tha LI doe mide) is used to treat multiple myeloma. It is also used to treat moderate to severe new lesions of leprosy and to prevent and keep the skin lesions of leprosy from coming back.

In-Depth Information

Thalomid 100mg Capsule

NDC: 595720210
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Myeloma, Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Behcet's Syndrome, Malignant Glioma, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Crohn's Disease, Cachexia, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD), Prurigo, AIDS-associated Wasting Syndrome, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Aphthous Ulcer, Astrocytoma

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Thalomid 100mg Capsule
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Celgene Corp
Pill Identification: LOGO CELGENE 100MG 
Shape: capsule
Color: tan

Reported Side Effects for Thalomid 100mg Capsule

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<12.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
<22.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<12.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Attack Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Birth Defect Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
12.0-26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
13.0-22.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
34.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Thalomid 100mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Thalomid 100mg Capsule(Thalidomide)
Alcohol and Thalidomide(Thalidomide)
Avoid drinking alcohol-containing while taking thalidomide. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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