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Thalidomide

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Adult, Cancer-related

Thalidomide - Dosage and How to Use

How should Thalidomide be used?

It is a capsule taken by mouth and swallowed whole with water. Take it once daily, at least one hour after a meal and preferably at bedtime

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can if it is within 12 hours of your missed dose. However if more than 12 hours have passed, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Thalidomide - Additional Information

  • Updated on Tuesday, March 12, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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