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The forgotten Thalidomide (birth defects in 60s/70s)

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Primrose53 Tue 19-Mar-24 17:33:11

flappergirl Tue 19-Mar-24 20:51:33

I always thought thalidomide was prescribed for morning sickness. I had no idea it was used for pregnancy testing, nor that it was available over the counter. Utterly horrific.

I must admit I have no idea whether there was every any compensation or acknowledgement with regard to the drug.

Deedaa Tue 19-Mar-24 21:03:59

This isn't about Thalidomide flappergirl it is just saying that the effect of Primodos was similar to that of Thalidomide.