Thalitero is used to treat and prevent erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL), a painful skin disease associated with leprosy. It is also used together with dexamethasone (eg, DecadronÂ®) to treat patients with multiple myeloma (a cancer of the blood). Thalitero works on the immune system to reduce inflammation. It also interferes with the growth of multiple myeloma cells, which are eventually destroyed in the body. Thalitero is an antineoplastic (cancer medicine) and leprostatic agent. Thalitero is available only with your doctorâs prescription. The ThalomidÂ® product is only available under a restricted distribution program. You will have to read and sign papers that explain how the medicine is used when you pick up your prescription. Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, Thalitero is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions: Esophagus ulcers in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Multiple myeloma in newly diagnosed patients who are elderly or cannot have transplant surgery, in combination with oral melphalan and prednisone chemotherapy.
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the drug is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of drugs used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician. The below description contains indications of Thalitero drug. Have a glance and memorize few. For the acute treatment of the cutaneous manifestations of moderate to severe erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL). Also for use as maintenance therapy for prevention and suppression of the cutaneous manifestations of ENL recurrence. (Aphthous stomatitis; Multiple myeloma; Uremic pruritus; WaldenstrÃ¶m macroglobulinemia; advanced Systemic light chain amyloidosis; chronic Graft versus host disease; moderate Erythema nodosum leprosum; refractory Graft versus host disease; severe Erythema nodosum leprosum; treatment naive multiple myeloma;) How should I use Thalitero? Use Thalitero as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing