NATCO PHARMA LIMITED (INDIA)
"Alphalan" contains drug / Molecule called “Melphalan”. It is cytotoxic drug and belongs to class of alkylating agent of the Bischloroethylamine. Alphalan is active against both resting and rapidly dividing tumor cells. Alphalan is a medication recommended for treating cancer, as it interferes in the growth process of cancer cells.
- Alphalan is prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice.
- Severe bone marrow suppression with resulting infection or bleeding may occur.
- Alphalan is leukemogenic in humans.
02 mg & 05 mg
1 X 25 Tablets (Bottle)
Store between 2° to 8°C
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Alphalan also available as
GLAXO SMITH KLINE
"Alkeran" contains Drug / Molecule called “Melphalan”. Alkeran 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 sythesis, functions necessary for cells to survive. These changes cause cytotoxicity in both dividing and non-dividing tumor cells.
“Alphalan” is the generic version of "Alkeran" and both contains same drug “Melphalan”.