THALITERO 50MG TABLET

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Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for THALITERO 50MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Multiple Myeloma, lepra reaction
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
393.75
₹39.38/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for THALITERO

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of THALITERO TABLET

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Uses of THALITERO TABLET

Thalitero 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.
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Side effects of THALITERO TABLET

Common

Headache, Sleepiness, Nausea, Rash, Breathlessness, Weakness, Dizziness, Edema, Loss of appetite, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased calcium level in blood, Weight gain, Fatigue, Muscle weakness, Fever, Anxiety, Blood clots , Dry skin, Weight loss, Confusion, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Neuropathy, Constipation, Tremor.

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How to use THALITERO TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Thalitero 50mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How THALITERO TABLET works

Thalitero 50mg tablet 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.

In Depth Information on THALITERO TABLET

Expert advice for THALITERO TABLET

  • Use an effective method of contraception for 4 weeks before starting treatment, during treatment, and until 4 weeks after stopping treatment. 
  • Before taking thalidomide inform your doctor if you have had a heart attack, have ever had a blood clotting related disorder, or if you smoke, have high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels, have existing slow heart rate (this may be symptoms of bradycardia), existing neuropathy i.e. tingling, abnormal co-ordination or pain in your hands or feet, sleepiness, a condition called Tumor Lysis Syndrome, severe infections. 
  • Consult a doctor if you develop allergic reaction such as rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing during thalidomide therapy. 
  • Avoid donating blood during thalidomide treatment and for 1 week after stopping treatment. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as thalidomide may cause fatigue, dizziness, somnolence and blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for THALITERO 50MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking thalidomide together with alcohol may increase side e
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Thalitero 50mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Thalitero 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Thalidomide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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