Navigation Links
Thalidomide is the new approved drug for treating multiple cancers

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) had approved the drug for use to treat the cancer multiple myeloma in 2003. This was revealed by a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Ageing. It is available through Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.//

"The next step with any drug is to go to the PBS," as said by the spokesperson.

The history of the drug use reveals that the drug was originally used in Australia in the late 1950s and early 1960s to treat morning sickness and as a sedative but was taken off market around the world after it caused birth defects and miscarriages.

"The drug fell into disrepute because of miscarriages and its effect on the unborn child, however over the years it has been found to be very effective drug for other things," she said.

Even now the drug comes with a strict warning not to be used by pregnant women, women planning to become pregnant, or the male partners of women who are planning to become pregnant. "The TGA approved the drug under strict regulations," she said.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Thalidomide may stage a comeback
2. Thalidomide for Tumor Treatment
3. Abortion Pill approved by FDA
4. Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA
5. Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug
6. New oral antiviral treatment of cold sores approved
7. Drug regulatory officials giving the nod for sale of Unapproved drug formulations in India
8. The Central Government of India had issued a list of approved ingredients for use in ayurvedic, siddha, unani drugs
9. Home Based Rapid HIV Test Kit to be approved by US – OraQuick Test Ki
10. IGF-1 drug approved by FDA
11. Health Canada Gave Access To Unapproved Drugs To AIDS/HIV Patients.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Doctor C LLC, a company based out of ... show to continue the marketing and distribution of its product, The Right C. , ... percent better absorption than traditional vitamin C supplements. At the trade show, Doctor C ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... International Protein, a company ... bodybuilding supplements, announced it attended the January ECRM trade show in Hilton Head, SC. ... scientist who was determined to create a line of products that would elevate her ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “Mary Magdalene: Grace is ... life of the woman who witnessed Jesus Christ firsthand. “Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater ... spent her career as an educator interacting with countless women who had little knowledge ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Farmville, NC (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 ... ... the vPEP ® Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device, was featured in ... article by Doug Pursley, MEd, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, “Analysis of Three Oscillating Positive ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Land of More ... to the issue of world hunger, and shares the simple and achievable answer. “The ... husband and member of the Fairview Missionary Church in Angola, Indiana where he works ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... reach USD 233.7 billion by 2025, according to ... The market is anticipated to be predominantly driven ... companies, resulting into the large-scale production of new ... widen the influx of drugs at an unprecedented ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... The Global Therapy Partnering Terms and Agreements ... deals and agreements entered into by the world,s leading ... Top deals by value - Deals listed by company ... The report provides understanding and access to the partnering ... healthcare companies. The report provides an analysis of ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... and Webcast to Follow Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: ... the fourth quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, after ... ... on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, during which management will discuss the ... activities. To participate in the conference call, please dial 1-888-771-4371 (domestic) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: