50 years of cover up on the effects of thalidomide

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    Thalidomide is available in eight of the ten South American countries, except Chile and Ecuador , for leprosy treatment. Thalidomide is manufactured in Argentina and in Brazil , and exported to other countries

    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-...lhit-drug-is-now-used-across-nhs-2326482.html

    New versions include Lenalidomide ( Revlimid) and Pomalidomide
    "The TGA reminds prescribers that lenalidomide (Revlimid) has been associated with an increased incidence of second primary malignancies in clinical trials."
    https://www.australianprescriber.com/magazine/35/5/issue/175.pdf#page=24
    Table 1: ADRs reported in clinical studies and post-marketing data in patients with multiple
    myeloma treated with lenalidomide
    https://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_G...duct_Information/human/000717/WC500056018.pdf
     

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