Frequency of Mild or Moderate Side Effects with Thalomid at Daily Doses of 50-200 mg in a 2008 Study of 470 Patients
Thal-Dex Dex Alone
Side EffectMild or ModerateSevereMild or ModerateSevere
Peripheral neuropathy51%3%34%0
Constipation50%--21%--
Swelling in the limbs34%--25%--
Weakness, lack of strength/energy24%5%20%2%
Dizziness22%--14%--
Fatigue22%5%16%4%
Headache18%--20%--
Insomnia18%--27%--
Anemia16%6%13%3%
Fever16%--18%--
High level of blood sugar (hyperglycemia)15%6%14%5%