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Thalidomide - Wikipedia

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Thalidomide, sold under the brand name Immunoprin, among others, is an immunomodulatory drug and the prototype of the thalidomide class of drugs. Today ...

The Canadian Tragedy - Thalidomide

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Thalidomide was synthesized in West Germany in 1954<sup>1</sup> by Chemie Grünenthal. It was marketed (available to patients) from October 1, 1957 (West Germany) ...

Recognition of Thalidomide Defects - Thalidomide

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Thalidomide caused a wide variety of birth defects, not one of which was unique to that drug. Nevertheless, the nature and pattern of the defects are, in most ...

Birth Defects From Morning Sickness Drug On Thalidomide Babies ...

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Information and the history of the thalidomide medical tragedy that has afflicted many people in Canada and around the world.

The Thalidomide Tragedy: Lessons for Drug Safety and Regulation ...

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Jul 28, 2009 ... Many children in the 1960's, like the kindergartner pictured above, were born with phocomelia as a side effect of the drug thalidomide, resulting ...

The Death and Afterlife of Thalidomide - The New York Times

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Sep 23, 2013 ... This Retro Report video revisits the horrors that followed use of thalidomide by pregnant women in the 1950s and the drug's startling ...

Thalidomide - Science Museum

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The thalidomide disaster is one of the darkest episodes in pharmaceutical research history. The drug was marketed as a mild sleeping pill safe even for ...

Thalidomide and lenalidomide | March of Dimes

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Thalidomide and lenalidomide are medicines used to treat certain cancers and diseases. If you're pregnant or could become pregnant, DON'T take them.

Thalidomide scandal: 60-year timeline | Society | The Guardian

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Sep 1, 2012 ... Thalidomide was used in the late 1950s and early 1960s to combat morning sickness, but led to children being born without limbs. Now its ...

Born Without Arms or Legs: The Secret Legacy of Thalidomide | The ...

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Aug 21, 2014 ... One of the horrific and still negligently under-reported legacies of the Baby Boom era was the widespread use of thalidomide by pregnant ...