PatientsVille.com Logo

Thalomid Side Effects

PatientsVille

Common Thalomid Side Effects


The most commonly reported Thalomid side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Death (2490)
Disease Progression (1474)
Pneumonia (383)
Multiple Myeloma (328)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (279)
Asthenia (261)
Dyspnoea (252)
Renal Failure (241)
Blood Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Increased (226)
Neuropathy Peripheral (214)
Fatigue (211)
Malignant Neoplasm Progression (197)
Anaemia (183)
Sepsis (171)
Pulmonary Embolism (165)
Cardiac Failure Congestive (159)
Dehydration (150)
Constipation (149)
Pyrexia (147)
Fall (140)

➢ More



If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Thalomid Side Effects Reported to FDA



Thalomid Side Effect Report#9980987
Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell Myeloma
This is a report of a 75-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Dexamethasone
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell Myeloma after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in male patients, resulting in Toxicity To Various Agents side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9940574
Plasma Cell Myeloma
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Plasma Cell Myeloma side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma and used Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram) starting 201311. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Plasma Cell MyelomaAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Plasma Cell Myeloma, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9936733
Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell Myeloma
This Toxicity To Various Agents problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 65-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On NS this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Bort
  • Dex
When using Thalomid, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell MyelomaAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Toxicity To Various Agents, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9934561
Unevaluable Event
This Unevaluable Event side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 52-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bortezomib
  • Dexamethasone
.After starting to take Thalomid the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Unevaluable EventThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9933956
Toxicity To Various Agents, Unevaluable Event
This is a report of a 81-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Melphalan
  • Prednisone
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Toxicity To Various Agents, Unevaluable Event after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in female patients, resulting in Toxicity To Various Agents side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9929655
Toxicity To Various Agents
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Toxicity To Various Agents side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 56-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma and used Thalomid (dosage: NA) starting NS. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Toxicity To Various AgentsAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Melphalan
  • Prednisone
Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Toxicity To Various Agents, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9929623
Toxicity To Various Agents
This Toxicity To Various Agents problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 47-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On NS this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Thalomid, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Toxicity To Various AgentsAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Toxicity To Various Agents, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9921265
Phrenic Nerve Paralysis
This Phrenic Nerve Paralysis side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 64-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bortezomib
  • Prednisone
.After starting to take Thalomid the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Phrenic Nerve ParalysisThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9921154
This is a report of a 93-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: NA, start time:
May 15, 2012), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in male patients, resulting in Death side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9919850
Ileus Paralytic, Plasma Cell Myeloma
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Ileus Paralytic side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 77-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma,myelodysplastic syndrome and used Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram) starting
Jan 10, 2014. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Ileus Paralytic, Plasma Cell MyelomaAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Ileus Paralytic, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9919654
Cardiac Disorder, Weight Decreased
This Cardiac Disorder problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On
Jun 20, 2012 this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Asa
  • Protonix
  • Lactulose (10/15mg)
  • Vitamin B
  • Toprol
  • Flaxseed Oil
  • Vitamin D (1000 Unit)
When using Thalomid, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Cardiac Disorder, Weight DecreasedThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Cardiac Disorder, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9915788
Toxicity To Various Agents
This Toxicity To Various Agents side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 70-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bortezomib
  • Dexamethasone
.After starting to take Thalomid the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Toxicity To Various AgentsThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9915782
Toxicity To Various Agents
This is a report of a 59-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Dexamethasone
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Toxicity To Various Agents after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in male patients, resulting in Toxicity To Various Agents side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9899779
Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Neuropathy Peripheral
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Myelodysplastic Syndrome side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma and used Thalomid (dosage: 200 Milligram) starting 201108. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Neuropathy PeripheralAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Myelodysplastic Syndrome, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9871590
Unevaluable Event
This Unevaluable Event problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 72-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On NS this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Bortezomib
  • Dexamethasone
When using Thalomid, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Unevaluable EventAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Unevaluable Event, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9871568
Dizziness, No Therapeutic Response
This Dizziness side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 62-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (drug dosage: 200 Milligram), which was initiated on
May 20, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Melphalan
  • Prednisone
.After starting to take Thalomid the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Dizziness, No Therapeutic ResponseThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9871564
Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell Myeloma
This is a report of a 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Dexamethasone
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Toxicity To Various Agents, Plasma Cell Myeloma after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in female patients, resulting in Toxicity To Various Agents side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9863445
Hallucination, Fibromyalgia, Full Blood Count Decreased
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Hallucination side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma and used Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram) starting 200811. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Hallucination, Fibromyalgia, Full Blood Count DecreasedAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Dexamethasone
The patient was hospitalized. Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hallucination, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9862362
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin
This Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin problem was reported by a physician from US. A 83-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On
May 07, 2009 this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Thalomid, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of SkinAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9857911
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin, Intraductal Proliferative Breast Lesion
This Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 66-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (drug dosage: 50 Milligram), which was initiated on 2001. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Rituximab
  • Aspirin
  • Benzonatate
  • Calcium Citrate
  • Cholecalciferol
  • Guaifenesin-codeine (100-10 Mg/5ml)
  • Hyoscyamine Sl
  • Pseudoeph-doxylamine-dm-apap
.After starting to take Thalomid the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin, Intraductal Proliferative Breast LesionThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9857193
Cardiac Valve Disease, Haemoglobin Decreased
This is a report of a 73-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: gastrointestinal arteriovenous malformation, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: 100 Milligram, start time:
Nov 26, 2013), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Cardiac Valve Disease, Haemoglobin Decreased after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in female patients, resulting in Cardiac Valve Disease side effect.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9857177
Toxicity To Various Agents
This report suggests a potential Thalomid Toxicity To Various Agents side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma and used Thalomid (dosage: NA) starting NS. After starting Thalomid the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Toxicity To Various AgentsAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Bortezomib
  • Dexamethasone
Although Thalomid demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Toxicity To Various Agents, may still occur.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9846994
Deep Vein Thrombosis
This Deep Vein Thrombosis problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma. On NS this consumer started treatment with Thalomid (thalidomide) (capsules) (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Cyclobenzaprine (cyclobenazaprine) (10 Milligram, Tablets)
  • Multivitamins (multivitamins) (tablets)
  • Os-cal Ultra (os-cal) (tablets)
  • Preservision (tablets)
  • Cymbalta (duloxetine Hydrochloride) (capsules)
  • Dexamethasone (dexamethasone) (tablets)
  • Furosemide (furosemide) (tablets)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin) (tablets)
When using Thalomid (thalidomide) (capsules), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Deep Vein ThrombosisAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Deep Vein Thrombosis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9846978
Muscle Spasms, Contusion
This Muscle Spasms side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 65-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma.The patient was prescribed Thalomid (thalidomide) (50 Milligram, Capsules) (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on 200910. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Dexamethasone (dexamethasone) (tablets)
  • Vitamin E (tocopherol)(capsules)
  • Fish O8l(fish Oil)
  • Velcade(bortezomid)
  • Potassium Chloride(potassium Chloride) Tablets)
  • Acyclovir(aciclovir)(tablets)
  • Gabapentin(gabapentin)(capsules)
  • Temazepam(temazepam)(capsules)
.After starting to take Thalomid (thalidomide) (50 Milligram, Capsules) the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Muscle Spasms, ContusionThese side effects may potentially be related to Thalomid (thalidomide) (50 Milligram, Capsules).
Thalomid Side Effect Report#9846967
Fungal Infection
This is a report of a 68-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: plasma cell myeloma, who was treated with Thalomid (dosage: 1 In 1 D, start time:
Mar 25, 2013), combined with:
  • Voriconazole
  • Caltrate + Vitamin D
  • Dexamethasone
  • Acyclovir
  • Omeprazole
  • Dapsone
  • Vitamin B1
  • Lorazepam
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Fungal Infection after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Thalomid treatment in male patients, resulting in Fungal Infection side effect.


1 of 309 


The appearance of Thalomid on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

What are common Thalomid Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Death 909
Disease Progression 578
Blood Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Increased 226
Multiple Myeloma 149
Pneumonia 141
Deep Vein Thrombosis 126
Asthenia 108
Dyspnoea 105
Neuropathy Peripheral 101
Renal Failure 100

What are common Thalomid Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports
Death 1580
Disease Progression 894
Pneumonia 241
Multiple Myeloma 179
Asthenia 151
Deep Vein Thrombosis 150
Dyspnoea 146
Renal Failure 141
Fatigue 116
Neuropathy Peripheral 111

Track Your Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep track of your health symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Thalomid reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

    Discuss Thalomid Side Effects

    Did You Have a Thalomid Side Effect?

    Yes, Severe
    Yes, Moderate
    Yes, Minor
    No

    How Effective is Thalomid for You?

    Exceeded Expectations
    Effective
    Somewhat Effective
    Not Effective

    Thalomid Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC59572-205
    TypeHUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
    Proprietary NameThalomid
    NameThalidomide
    Dosage FormCAPSULE
    RouteORAL
    On market since20030620
    LabelerCelgene Corporation
    Active Ingredient(s)THALIDOMIDE
    Strength(s)50
    Unit(s)mg/1
    Pharma ClassDecreased Immunologically Active Molecule Activity [PE]

    Thalomid Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 7720

    Thalomid safety alerts: No

    Reported deaths: 4233

    Reported hospitalizations: 2753

    Latest Thalomid clinical trials

    Thalomid Reviews

    No reviews, be a first to report a side effect via side effect reporting form