Alkeran 2mg Tablet Description:
Alkeran 2mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
Alkeran 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Nausea, Vomiting, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Hair loss, Low blood platelets, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count.
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. Alkeran 2mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Is Alkeran a vesicant (irritant)?
Alkeran is not a vesicant but an anti-cancer drug
How is Alkeran given?
Alkeran is given by oral or intravenous route; dosing varies by purpose and route of administration as well as patient weight
Does Alkeran cause hair loss/ neuropathy/ liver damage?
Alkeran causes hair loss as one of the side effects. but cause for liver damage and neuropathy is not known
How does Alkeran work/ how does Alkeran kill cancer cells?
Alkeran belongs to class of drugs called alkylating agents. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells in your body.