Product Code : 08
Its contains the Drug / Molecule Melphalan.
ALPHALAN is generic version of ALKERAN.
USAGE & DISCRIPTION :
ALPHALAN is indicated for the palliative treatment of Multiple Myeloma, Melonoma, Ovarian and Breast Cancer.
INTERNATIONAL BRAND NAME
TABLETS (IN PLASTIC BOTTLE)
2MG & 5MG
NATCO PHARMA LTD. (INDIA)
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. Thesechanges cause cytotoxicity in both dividing and non-dividing tumor cells. It is active against both resting and rapidly dividing tumor cells.
Cold storage (2° – 8°C).