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Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

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ORAL

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About Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's

Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's belongs to the group of medicines called immunomodulatory agents used to treat multiple myeloma. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's is also used to treat and prevent symptoms of erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) and as maintenance therapy for prevention and suppression of erythema nodosum leprosum recurrence. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects a type of white blood cells called plasma cells. ENL is an immune-mediated inflammatory complication of leprosy.
 
Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's contains ‘Thalidomide’, which works by helping the body’s immune system and directly attacks cancer. It stops the development of cancer cells, stops the blood vessels growing in cancer, and stimulates the part of the immune system to attack the cancer cells. Thereby, Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's helps treat multiple myeloma.

You are advised to take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as constipation, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, tremor, dysaesthesia (abnormal sensation), low blood cell count, nausea, vomiting, swelling of hands and feet. Speak with your doctor if you experience any of these side effects persistently.
 
Do not take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are pregnant as it might cause severe birth defects or the death of an unborn baby. Avoid taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are breastfeeding. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's may cause dizziness, sleepiness, and blurred vision, so drive only if you are alert. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's is not recommended for children below 18 years as safety and effectiveness have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as it could lead to increased dizziness. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications to rule out any side effects/interactions.

Uses of Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's

Multiple myeloma, Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL)

Medicinal Benefits

Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's belongs to the group of medicines called immunomodulatory agents used to treat multiple myeloma. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's works by helping the body’s immune system and directly attacks cancer. It stops the development of cancer cells, stops the blood vessels growing in cancer, and stimulates the part of the immune system to attack the cancer cells. Thereby, Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's helps treat multiple myeloma. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's is also used to treat and prevent skin symptoms of erythema nodosum leprosum and as maintenance therapy for prevention and suppression of erythema nodosum leprosum recurrence.

Directions for Use

Swallow Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as a whole with water; do not crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Tremor
  • Dysaesthesia (abnormal sensation)
  • Low blood cell count
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are allergic to any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have/had blood clots, heart attack, neuropathy, slow heart rate, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, infections, viral infection, HIV, hepatitis B, epilepsy, liver or kidney problems. Do not take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are pregnant, as it might cause severe birth defects or the death of the unborn baby. Avoid taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are breastfeeding, as it is not unknown if it passes into breastmilk. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's may cause dizziness, sleepiness and blurred vision, so drive only if you are alert. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's is not recommended for children. Avoid consuming alcohol with Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's, when taken with dexamethasone, increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Stop taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's and consult a doctor immediately if you have think you are pregnant, if you have irregular periods, missed a period, have any change in menstrual bleeding, or if you have had sex without using two forms of birth control.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's may interact with digitalis glycosides (digoxin), blood thinner (warfarin), bisphosphonate (pamidronate), anti-depressant (duloxetine), antipsychotics (aripiprazole, prochlorperazine), antibiotic (levofloxacin), pain killer (tramadol), anti-neoplastic agent (bortezomib), antiemetic (ondansetron), barbiturates (pentobarbital, phenobarbital, secobarbital), antihistamines, anxiolytics, hypnotics, opiate derivatives, anticholinesterases, herbal supplement used to treat depression (St. John’s wort) and beta-blockers.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have seizures, HIV infection, hypotension, neuropathy, or neutropenia (low levels of neutrophils).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • DIGOXIN
  • WARFARIN
  • DULOXETINE
  • ARIPIPRAZOLE
  • PROCHLORPERAZINE
  • LEVOFLOXACIN
  • TRAMADOL
  • BORTEZOMIB
  • ONDANSETRON
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • SECOBARBITAL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as it might cause increased sleepiness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's belongs to pregnancy category X. Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's should not be taken during pregnancy as it causes severe birth defects or death to an unborn baby. Use highly effective contraception if you are a woman of child-bearing age. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Avoid breastfeeding while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as it is unknown if Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's passes into breastmilk.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's may cause dizziness, sleepiness, and blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery unless you are alert.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's is not recommended for children below 18 years as safety and effectiveness have not been established.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain proper weight.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
    • Include food rich in iron, such as lean red meat, raisins, bell peppers, Brussel sprouts, and broccoli.
    • To prevent constipation, consume fibre rich foods such as whole grains, broccoli, dried fruits, nuts, beans, apples, oranges, and pears. 

    Special Advise

    • Do not take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's if you are pregnant as it might cause severe birth defects or death of the unborn baby.
    • Male patients taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's must not donate semen and should use effective contraception during sexual activity even though they have undergone vasectomy.
    • You must not donate blood while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's and for 4 weeks after discontinuing Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's.
    • Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's might increase the risk of blood clots, so consult a doctor if you notice any symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, swelling of arm or leg.

    Other Information (THA0040)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Multiple myeloma: Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects a type of white blood cells called plasma cells. These cells collect in the bone marrow and divide uncontrollably, leading to kidney and bone damage. Symptoms include bone pain, loss of appetite, fever, and frequent infections. Generally, multiple myeloma cannot be cured, but the signs and symptoms can be reduced greatly or disappear after a period of time.

    Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL): It is an immune-mediated inflammatory complication of leprosy. It is a painful disorder characterised by tender bumps under the skin, fever, arthritis, and fatigue. 

    FAQs

    Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's stops the development of cancer cells, stops the blood vessels growing in cancer, and stimulates the part of the immune system to attack the cancer cells. Thereby, Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's helps treat multiple myeloma.

    Do not stop taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's on your own. You are advised to take Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's.

    Orthostatic hypotension could be a side-effect of Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's. Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing. If you experience this, do not try to stand up suddenly or start walking, instead lie down and get up slowly only when you feel better.

    No, it is not safe to father a child while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's. Thalidomide is present in the semen of male patients taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's; it could cause severe birth defects or death of the unborn baby. During sexual activity with females of reproductive potential, always use effective contraception such as latex or synthetic condom while taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's and for at least 4weeks after discontinuing Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's, even if you have undergone a successful vasectomy. Male patients taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's must not donate semen.

    Patients taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's must not donate blood during the treatment with Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's and for 4weeks after discontinuation of Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's as the donated blood might be given to pregnant women whose foetus should not be exposed to thalidomide since it causes severe birth defects or death of the unborn baby.

    People with multiple myeloma taking Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's may have an increased risk for blood clots in veins, arteries, and lungs. The risk is higher if you take dexamethasone with Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's for treating multiple myeloma. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, and swelling in the legs or arm.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Thaangio-100 Capsule 30's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA

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