Product Code : 06
Its contains the Drug / Molecule Melphalan .
ALKACEL is generic version of ALKERAN.
USAGE & DESCRIPTION :
ALKACEL has used for the palliative treatment of Multiple Myeloma, Melonoma, Ovarian and Breast Cancer.
INTERNATIONAL BRAND NAME
1*25(2MG & 5MG TABLETS) SINGL USE VIAL(50 MG)
TABLETS(IN PLASTIC BOTTLE & STRIP) INJ-SINGLE USE VIAL
2MG & 5MG-ORAL TAB 50MG- INJ
CLINICAL APPLICATIONS :
It is cytotoxic drug belonging to class of alkylating agent of the Bischloroethylamine type. It chemically alters through alkylation of the DNA nucleotide guanine, and causes linkages between strands of DNA. This chemical alteration inhibits DNA synthesis and RNA synthesis, functions necessary for cells to survive. These changes cause cytotoxicity in both dividing and non-dividing tumor cells. It is active against both resting and rapidly dividing tumor cells.
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