What is the efficacy of thalidomide as a treatment for renal pruritus?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: David F Butler, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Thalidomide has been reported as effective but should be used with caution because of its adverse-effect profile. [35] However, in the authors' experience, thalidomide is a valuable tool in cases unresponsive to conventional therapy.


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