Thalidomide: History, withdrawal, renaissance and safety concerns

Neil Vargesson* (Corresponding Author), Trent Stephens

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Abstract

Thalidomide is used around the world today to effectively treat inflammatory and cancer conditions. Yet, 60 years ago it was withdrawn from the market. What do we know about its mechanisms of action and how safe is it?
Original languageEnglish
JournalExpert Opinion on Drug Safety
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 6 Oct 2021

Keywords

  • drug safety
  • mechanism of action
  • Thalidomide

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