Thalix 200 mg

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Thalix 200 mg (Thalidomide ) Capsules affects the immune system. It helps promote immune responses to prevent inflammation in the body.


Thalix 200 mg

Description Of Thalix 200 mg

Thalix 200 mg (Thalidomide ) Capsules affects the immune system. It helps promote immune responses to prevent inflammation in the body.

Thalix 200 mg (Thalidomide ) Capsules is used to treat and prevent the debilitating and disfiguring skin sores caused by erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL), an inflammatory complication of leprosy. It is also used together with another medicine called dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer).

Thalix 200 mg Chemical Name

  • Thalidomide

Thalix 200 mg Manufacturer

  • Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd

Uses of Thalix 200 mg

Thalix 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma and lepra reaction.

What is Thalix 200 mg?

Thalomid (thalidomide) affects the immune system. It promotes immune responses to help slow tumor growth.

Thalomid is used together with dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer). Thalomid is also used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy.

This medicine is only available from a certified pharmacy under a special program called Thalomid REMS. You must be registered in the program and agree to use birth control as required. You will be limited to a 28-day supply of thalidomide each time your prescription is refilled.

How Thalix 200 mg working

Thalix 100 mg 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.

How is Thalix 200 mg used?

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. Thalix 100 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

Thalix 200 mg Indications

The Drug Should Not Be Used By Pregnant Women. Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown High Risk To Fetus. The Risk Of Drug Use In Pregnant Women Outweighs The Benefit.

Thalix 200 mg Dosage

  • Thalix 200 mg

Contraindication Of Thalix 200 mg

  • Chlorpromazine (HCl),
  • Reserpine,
  • Zoledronic Acid.

Adverse effects Of Thalix 200 mg

  • Nausea,
  • Rash,
  • Breathlessness,
  • Weakness,
  • Dizziness,
  • Edema (swelling),
  • 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.

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Thalix 200 mg

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.

Storage Conditions for Thalix 200 mg

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

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