What is Alphalan 5mg Tablet?
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. alphalan 5mg 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.
In addition to its intended effect, Alphalan 5mg Tablet side effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
- Hair loss
- Reduced blood platelets
- Decreased white blood cell count.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a Alphalan 5mg dosage, 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.
What are the storage instructions for Alphalan 5 mg?
Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.
Store melphalan at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
Keep Alphalan tablets in the original bottle with the label attached and the child-resistant cap secured.
Consider storing your medications separately from your other family members. This will make it less likely that you take the wrong ones by mistake.
Do not use it if the original seal over the container opening is broken or missing.
If you’re driving, you may want to have certain alphalan 5mg Pills at hand, but don’t store them in the glove compartment, where they could be damaged from the heat, cold, or rain outside or from the car’s heater or air conditioner.