Thalon (Thalidomide) Drug Price and Information

Thalidomide (Thalon) is an immunomodulatory agent, prescribed for multiple myeloma, and erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL).  It works on the immune system to decrease certain substances that cause skin inflammation
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Thalon - Celon Laboratories Ltd.

Thalon  Tablet  

Generic : Thalidomide
10 Tablets
Price Updated on Jun 26, 2023
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Substitute/Alternative Medication to Thalon
Talimyde , Thaangio , Thalimax 500 mg , Thaloda , Thycad , Tolimid (100 mg)

Drug information on Thalon from Celon Laboratories Ltd.


When is Thalon prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

The recommended dose is 200mg administered orally once daily with water, preferably at bedtime and at least 1-hour after the evening meal.

What are the common side effects of Thalon

Most Common : Drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, confusion, difficulty in breathing and rash.

Body as a Whole : Abdominal pain, accidental injury, weakness, back pain, chills, swelling in the face, fever, headache, uneasiness and infection.

Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, flatulence, liver function abnormalities, nausea and tooth pain.

Blood : Anemia and decrease in white blood cells.

Metabolic : Swelling in the extremities, increased cholesterol and elevated liver enzyme.

Central Nervous System : Agitation, dizziness, sleeplessness, nervousness, nerve disease, tingling, drowsiness, tremor and unsteadiness.

Respiratory : Inflammation of pharynx/sinus and runny nose.

Skin : Pimples, skin inflammation, nail disorder, itching and increased sweating.

Genitourinary : Blood in urine and impotence.

How to use Thalon?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.


In which conditions should Thalon be avoided?

Contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women, and known hypersensitivity.


What are the Precautions needed with Thalon

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), decrease in white blood cells, seizures, and in children.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Avoid excess dosage.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store the medication at 25°C.

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