Thycad 100mg Capsule

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Thycad 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Multiple myeloma, Lepra reaction
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Alcohol
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491.96
₹49.2/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Thycad Capsule

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Uses of Thycad Capsule

Thycad 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.
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Side effects of Thycad Capsule

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 Thycad Capsule

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 Thycad 100mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Thycad Capsule works

Thycad 100mg capsule 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 Thycad Capsule

Expert advice for Thycad Capsule

  • 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 Thycad 100mg Capsule
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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
Thycad 100mg Capsule 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
Thycad 100mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may experience side effects, such as dizziness, tiredness, sleepiness or blurred vision with Thycad 100mg Capsule and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Thycad 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Thycad 100mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Thycad 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Thycad 100mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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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