Thalidomide is used together with other medication to treat multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer). Thalidomide is also used to treat and prevent moderate to severe skin lesions caused by leprosy.
Thaangio affects the immune system. It promotes immune responses to help slow tumor growth.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet; slow heartbeats, shallow breathing, feeling like you might pass out;
a seizure; signs of bleeding--easy bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding gums, bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; heart attack symptoms--chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating.