Adverse effects of thalidomide – MCQ

All of the following are known adverse effects of thalidomide, except:
A. Diarrhoea
B. Teratogenicity
C. Deep Vein Thrombosis
D. Peripheral Neuropathy

Correct answer : A. Diarrhoea

Constipation is a side effect with thalidomide intake, not diarrhoea.

Other adverse effects of thalidomide:

  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Thromboembolism
  • Drowsiness
  • Teratogenicity
  • Fatigue

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