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General Information on Taking Thalidomide

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with thalidomide include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in the form of a capsule. It is usually taken by mouth once a day, preferably at bedtime.
  • You should take thalidomide with a large glass of water, at least one hour after a meal.
  • Do not remove thalidomide from the blister pack until you are ready to take your dose.
  • Thalidomide capsules should be swallowed whole; do not open, break, or chew them.
  • Take your dosage at around the same time each day to keep an even level of the medication in your bloodstream.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Do not stop taking it without first talking to your healthcare provider.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or thalidomide dosing in general, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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