Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

the issue of thalidomide


Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

the issue of thalidomide

  1. 1. The issue of Thalidomide Geranaz Amirtabar student number:16585078 University of western sydney
  2. 2. Bone marrow cancer Multiple Myeloma(MM ) Leprosy FDA approved epilepsy
  3. 3. <ul><li>Patients reported deep sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Sedative </li></ul><ul><li>Anti nausea & morning sickness in pregnant women </li></ul><ul><li>Exported to 47 countries </li></ul>
  4. 4. Result
  5. 5. <ul><li>About 10000 victims </li></ul><ul><li>40 % victims died before their first birthday </li></ul><ul><li>Malformation of ears, eyes, heart, kidney, gastrointestinal tract and nervous system </li></ul>
  6. 6. What had happened to the victims?
  7. 7. Any question
  8. 8. References <ul><li>Perri,A 2006,A review of thalidomide´s history & current dermatological applicants,vol9,no.3 </li></ul><ul><li>The Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Grosshans, E , Illy G 1999 Thalidomide therapy for inflammatory dermatoses, Journal of Dermatology , vol9,pp598-602 </li></ul><ul><li>Sergios,N & Poonam,R 2004,A Proposal to Review Chemie Grunenthal’s Response to the Thalidomide Crisis </li></ul>