Brand Name: Alphalan
Available Strength: 2 mg and 5 mg
Quantity: 25 tabs per pack
As an alkylating agent, this medication works by destroying the cancer cells in several conditions. It's an effective chemotherapy medicine. Melphalan Tablets are effective in treating certain types of cancer like ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma. Take the medication as per your doctor's directions. Also check the medicine label for exact dosing. These tablets are taken on an empty stomach. The dosage is defined as per your medical condition.
Uses of Melphalan:
It has been used to treat different cancers including:
Possible Side Effects:
All medicinal drugs may create side effects, but a majority of people have minor, or no side effects. Seek medical care immediately if severe side-effects occur. Some common side effects are:
Less common side effects:
When to contact health care provider or doctor?
Get emergency medical help immediately, if you have symptoms like shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, swelling of facial features, wheezing, or hives. Contact your doctor right away, if experience chills, Fever of 100.4° F or higher.