Active Ingredient(s):Thalidomide FDA Approved: * July 16, 1998 Pharm Company: *CELGENE Category:Cancer
Thalidomide, sold under the brand names Contergan, Thalomid among others, is
a medication used to treat a number of cancers (including multiple myeloma), graft-versus-host disease, and a number of skin conditions including complications of leprosy. While it has been used in a number of HIV-associated conditions, such use is associated with increased levels of the virus. It is administered orally.
Common side effects include sleepiness,...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.