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Alkacel – Melphalan 5mg Tablet

International Name :
Alkacel 5mg Tablet
Active Ingredient :
Melphalan
Manufacturer :
Celon Laboratories Ltd
Form :
Tablet
Packing :
Vial
Strength :
5mg

Description

Description:

Fedelty Health Care operates companies in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oman, Brazil, Lebanon, Chile, Peru, Cuba, and Fiji as Alkacel 5mg Tablet third-party manufacturer, online pharmacy dropshipping, major pharma exporter, and pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. Hospital supply, government supply, named patient supply, cold chain supply, and drop shipment are some of the other services they offer.

Alkacel 5mg Tablet is used to treat cancer of ovaries and a type of cancer of bone marrow called multiple myeloma. It may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor.

Alkacel 5mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach, but try to take it at the same time every day. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. It makes skin more sensitive towards sunlight, wear protective clothing or use sunscreen.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have bleeding, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Alkacel Tablet:

  • Ovarian cancer.
  • Multiple myeloma.

Benefits of Alkacel Tablet:

In Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries). This type of cancer is usually detected very late and can be fatal too. It usually spreads to the pelvis and stomach. Alkacel 5mg Tablet kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective medicine but has some side effects that may be bothersome. So, you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Multiple myeloma
If you have multiple myeloma, your body is destroying bone faster than it is being replaced. This makes bones weak and painful and more likely to break. Alkacel 5mg Tablet may be prescribed along with other cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. It is an important part of your treatment and increases the survival rate of people with multiple myeloma. This medicine will kill the cancerous cells and prevent their further growth as well as spread to other parts of the body. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit. Supplements of calcium and Vitamin D3 are also effective and may be prescribed if you do not have high blood calcium levels.

Side Effects of Alkacel Tablet:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common side effects of Alkacel: –
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
  • Hair loss.
  • Low blood platelets.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Decreased white blood cell count.

How to use Alkacel Tablet:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alkacel 5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alkacel Tablet works:

Alkacel 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.

Safety Advice:

Alcohol
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Alkacel 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Alkacel 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Alkacel 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Alkacel 5mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Alkacel 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of this tablet may be needed.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alkacel 5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Alkacel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Alkacel 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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