Thalidomide is sold under the brand name Contergan and is used to treat multiple myeloma and skin lesions caused by leprosy. It slows down the growth of blood vessels in cancer and modulates the activities in the immune system. This medicine is taken on an empty stomach at the same time of the day. Do not skip the tablet. Avoid getting pregnant when taking the medication as it has some side effects like loss of appetite, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased calcium level in the blood, Weight gain, Fatigue, and Muscle weakness. It is necessary to monitor the blood count and liver function regularly. Thalidomide cost depends on the wholesaler and pharmacies and is estimated between MRP ₹250 to MRP ₹450.92 for a strip of 10 capsules.