Alphalan 5 Mg
Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet is used to treat patients who have cancer. It has been known to increase the risk of developing other cancers.
Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet 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.
Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet is to be taken by mouth, administered once in a day. Unless told otherwise by your doctor, drink plenty of fluids to prevent any side effects.
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.
Drug = Melphalan
Strength = 5 Mg
Manufacturer = Natco Pharma Ltd
How To Take
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Alphalan 5 Mg 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 5 Mg 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.
The overdose symptoms of Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet include the following:
Bloody or black stools
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Nausea and Vomiting
Decrease in blood cell count
Itching and rash
Rapid or irregular heartbeat
Shortness of breath
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet or similar drugs.
Avoid Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is unknown.
Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor.
Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
Be cautious while taking Alphalan 5 Mg Tablet if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
Keep the medication out of reach of children.
Alphalan 5 Mg is used for the treatment of blood cancer.
Alphalan 5 Mg may also be prescribed for other conditions like Hodgkin’s disease.