Melcyl Tablet

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Melcyl Tablet Information

Melcyl Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas. Melcyl Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Melcyl Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Melcyl Tablet include Skin redness, Blisters on skin. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Melcyl Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Melcyl Tablet 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.

Melcyl Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. Warnings related to Melcyl Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Melcyl Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Melcyl Tablet in conditions like Porphyria, Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Skin Cancer. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Melcyl Tablet contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Melcyl Tablet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Melcyl Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Melcyl Tablet Benefits & Uses

Melcyl Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas

Other Benefits

Melcyl 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: 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 Tablet Side Effects

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

Mild

  • Itching or burning
  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

  • Skin redness
  • Blisters on skin

Melcyl Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Melcyl Tablet 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 Tablet 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 Tablet 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 Tablet 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 Tablet on the Heart?


    Melcyl is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Melcyl Tablet with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Melcyl Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Melcyl Tablet

  • Is this Melcyl Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Melcyl Tablet 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 Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Melcyl Tablet 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 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Melcyl Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Melcyl Tablet


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

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Melcyl Tablet


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

    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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