Alkacel 5 Tablet

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Alkacel 5 Tablet Information

Alkacel 5 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Multiple Myeloma are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Alkacel 5 Tablet have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Alkacel 5 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

While these are the most often observed Alkacel 5 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Alkacel 5 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Alkacel 5 Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Alkacel 5 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Alkacel 5 Tablet related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Alkacel 5 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Alkacel 5 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Alkacel 5 Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Alkacel 5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Alkacel 5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Alkacel 5 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Multiple Myeloma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Ovarian Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Multiple Myeloma
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Alkacel 5 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alkacel 5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Alkacel can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Alkacel 5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Alkacel should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Alkacel 5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Alkacel may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alkacel 5 Tablet on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Alkacel on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alkacel 5 Tablet on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Alkacel on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Alkacel 5 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alkacel 5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alkacel 5 Tablet

  • Is this Alkacel 5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Alkacel 5 Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Alkacel 5 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Alkacel 5 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Alkacel 5 Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Alkacel 5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alkacel 5 Tablet


    Taking Alkacel 5 Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alkacel 5 Tablet


    Information about the interaction of Alkacel 5 Tablet and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Evomela (melphalan)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 861

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 810-812



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