Buy Alphalan 5mg
Alphalan 5mg Tablet is used to treat patients who have cancer. It has been known to increase the risk of developing other cancers. It may cause a severe decrease in your blood cell counts, which could lead to you developing anemia or bleeding problems, and lower the ability of your immune system to combat any infections. This increases your chances of developing a serious infection, or of worsening a previously existing one.
Immediately consult your doctor if you develop any unusual growths or lumps, persistent sore throat or fever or chills, any signs of infection, frequent and unusual bleeding and/or bruising, or unexplained fatigue or weakness. This medicine could affect fertility in both men and women, and make it harder for them to have a child after treatment. Also, taking this medicine during pregnancy could possibly result in birth defects of the baby.
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Alphalan 5mg Company Name
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Alphalan 5mg How To Work
Alphalan 5mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.
What Is Alphalan 5mg
Melphalan is one of a group of drugs called alkylating agents. It sticks to one of the cancer cell’s DNA strands. DNA is the genetic code that is in the nucleus of all animal and plant cells. It controls everything the cell does. The cell cannot then grow and divide into 2 new cells.
Alphalan 5mg How To Take
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Alphalan 5mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug on an empty stomach.
If you miss a dose of Alphalan 5mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
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Melphalan, A Mechlorethamine Derivative, Is An Alkylating Antineoplastic Agent. It Forms Carbonium Ions, Resulting In DNA And RNA Synthesis Inhibition. It Cross-Links DNA Strands And Acts On Both Resting And Rapidly Dividing Tumour Cells. Absorption: Variable Absorption From The GI Tract; Absorption Reduced By Food (Oral). Distribution: Rapid Throughout Body Water. Protein-Binding: 50-60%, Mainly To Albumin. Metabolism: Inactivated By Hydrolysis. Excretion: Via Urine (10%, As Unchanged Drug); 30-150 Min (Terminal Half-Life).
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Alphalan 5mg Drug Interactions
- Nalidixic Acid
Alphalan 5mg Side Effects
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
- Hair loss
- Reduced blood platelets
- Decreased white blood cell count.
Alphalan 5mg Warning
If you have an allergy to melphalan or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.
Alphalan 5mg Precaution
Before using melphalan, tell your doctor if you have kidney disease; or decreased bone marrow (from other diseases or medications).
This medication can affect fertility (your ability to have children), whether you are a man or a woman.
Do not use this medication if you are pregnant. It could cause harm to the unborn baby.
It is not known whether melphalan passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not take melphalan without telling your doctor if you are breast feeding a baby.
Alphalan 5mg Dosage
- Alphalan 2mg
- Alphalan 5mg
Alphalan 5mg Uses
Melphalan is used to treat multiple myeloma (a type of blood cancer), advanced breast cancer and cancer of the ovary. Melphalan treats only the symptoms of ovarian cancer or multiple myeloma, but does not treat the cancer itself.
Alphalan 5mg Storage
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Melphalan after the expiry date, which is stated on the pack after ‘Exp’.
Store in a refrigerator between 2 and 8°C.
If your doctor tells you to stop taking the , it is important to return any which are left over to your pharmacist, who will destroy them according to disposal of dangerous substance guidelines. Only keep the if your doctor tells you to.
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