Alphalan Melphalan 5 mg Tablets are used for treatment of certain types of cancers. Alphalan Melphalan 5 mg Tablets interfere with the active growth of cancerous cells in the body and works by slowing down their proliferation and spread in the body.
Alphalan Melphalan 5 mg Tablets are used for curing a particular type of blood cancer called Multiple Myeloma, Cancer of the ovaries and Breast cancer.
If you experience bothersome side effects with Alphalan Melphalan 5 mg Tablets, please call your doctor at once.
- Easy bruising and bleeding
- Fatigue and generalized weakness
- Shivering and chills
- Vague body aches
- Flu-like symptoms
- Vomiting and Nausea
- Stomach aches
- Reduced appetite
- Dark coloured urine and clay-colored stools
- Development of Jaundice
- Irregular menstrual periods
- Occurrence of lumps or masses
- Skin rashes
- Rapid pulse and palpitations
- Unexplained Weight loss
- Difficulty in breathing
- Persistent cough
This list of side effects might not be complete. For any queries regarding the side effects consult your healthcare provider.
Warnings and Precautions
Before starting course of Melphalan kindly let your doctor know if you are suffering from any sort of Kidney disease; or bone marrow problems.
This medication might affect fertility/ ability to have kids in both men and women.
This medication is not recommended for pregnant women as it can cross placenta and harm the unborn baby.
Secretion into breast milk is not confirmed. Therefore, nursing mothers must not take Melphalan without telling their doctor.
You must always inform your doctor of pharmacist about your past and present drug allergies or other allergies before taking this medication.Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.