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Thalix 50 mg Capsule (Thalidomide)

Active Ingredient

Thalidomide

Indication

Multiple myeloma, Lepra reaction

Manufacturer

Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd

Packaging

10 capsules in 1 strip

Strength

Thalidomide (50mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Thalix 50 mg Capsule (Thalidomide)

Pack Size Price: Quantity Add To Cart
30 Capsules $64.00
60 Capsules $123.00
90 Capsules $183.00
120 Capsules $240.00

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Description

What is Thalix 50mg Capsule?

Thalix 50mg Capsule belongs to the class of medications called immunomodulatory agents. It consists of the active ingredient Thalidomide. It is primarily indicated to treat patients recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer mainly affecting certain white blood cells called the plasma cell. These cells grow uncontrolled and accumulate in the bone marrow, damaging the bones and kidneys.

It is also prescribed for treating moderate to severe new lesions in leprosy. Leprosy is a chronic disease that affects the skin and nerves and is caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. 

The common side effects that are likely to be associated with Thalix 50mg Capsule are sleepiness, headache, dizziness, rashes, pain, tiredness, constipation, nausea, impotence, loss of appetite, fever, depression, etc. Inform your doctor if these side effects disturb or persist in you.

How to Take Thalix 50mg Capsule

Take the capsule as a single dose at bedtime. Swallow the capsule whole with water. Avoid crushing or chewing the capsule. Wash your skin carefully with soap and water in case of contact with a broken capsule. 

Uses of Thalix 50mg Capsule

  • Adjunct to Dexamethasone for treating newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
  • Treatment of moderate to severe leprosy.
  • Prevention of recurrence of skin lesions in leprosy.

Side Effects of Thalix 50mg Capsule

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious

  • Nerve damage
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Low WBC count
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Serious allergic reactions
  • Tumor lysis syndrome
  • Sudden pain in the chest or difficulty breathing
  • Pain and swelling of legs
  • Bleeding or bruising without injury

Common

  • Sleepiness
  • Rashes
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Impotence
  • Decreased energy or strength
  • Pain
  • Tiredness
  • Low calcium and blood count levels
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Constipation
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Nausea and reduced appetite
  • Anxiety, depression, confusion, and mood swings
  • Fever
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Indigestion, vomiting
  • dry mouth
  • Muscle cramps
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest infection, lung disease
  • Ear problems
  • Kidney damage

Interaction of Thalix 50mg Capsule with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products that you are taking or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Thalix 50mg capsule and cause undesirable side effects

FAQs

Q 1. Can children use Thalix 50mg Capsule?

No, Thalix 50mg Capsule is not recommended for usage in children under 18.

Q 2. Can I drink alcohol while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule?

Drinking alcohol while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule may cause sleepiness. Hence alcohol should be avoided with this medication.

Q 3. What is the best time to take Thalix 50mg Capsule?

It is best to take Thalix 50mg Capsule once a day at bedtime. This will make you less likely to feel sleepy at other times.

Q 4. What happens if I miss my Thalix 50mg Capsule dose?

Take the recommended dose if you miss a Thalix 50mg Capsule dose by less than 12 hours. If you miss this dose by more than 12 hours, skip the missing dose and start your next dose at the regular time.

Q 5. Is it safe to father a child while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule?

It is not safe to father a child while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule because this medication passes into the semen, which leads to severe birth defects in the unborn baby.

Q 6. Can I donate my blood while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule?

No, You should not donate blood while taking Thalix 50mg Capsule during treatment and four weeks after discontinuing this medication. Because the donated blood might be given to pregnant women as it causes birth defects in the unborn baby.

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