Melcyl

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Melcyl Information

Melcyl is a prescription drug, available for use as Lotion, Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas. Other than this, Melcyl has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Melcyl depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Melcyl include Skin redness, Blisters on skin. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Melcyl can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Melcyl normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Melcyl's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Melcyl's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Melcyl related warnings section.

Melcyl is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Porphyria, Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Skin Cancer as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Melcyl contraindications section.

Additionally, Melcyl may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Melcyl is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Melcyl Benefits & Uses

Melcyl is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas

Other Benefits

Melcyl 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: Vitiligo (Leucoderma)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given on alternate days
Geriatric
  • Disease: Vitiligo (Leucoderma)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given on alternate days


Melcyl Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Melcyl is used -

Mild

  • Itching or burning
  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

  • Skin redness
  • Blisters on skin

Melcyl Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Melcyl safe for pregnant women?


    It is not known what effect Melcyl will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Melcyl safe during breastfeeding?


    Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Melcyl for breastfeeding women are not known.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Melcyl on the Kidneys?


    Melcyl may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Melcyl on the Liver?


    Melcyl can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Melcyl on the Heart?


    Melcyl is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Melcyl with Other Drugs

Melcyl should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Melcyl Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Melcyl

  • Is this Melcyl habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Melcyl has not been reported.

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


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Melcyl as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Melcyl only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, the use of Melcyl in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Melcyl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Melcyl


    Taking Melcyl with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Melcyl


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Melcyl.

    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; Uvadex® (methoxsalen)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 890-891



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