6 MP 50mg Tablet 10'S

Cancer/Oncology Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.67.87

What is 6 MP 50MG?

  • 6 MP 50MG contains Mercaptopurine which belongs to a group of medicines called cytotoxics
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What 6 MP 50MG is used for?

  • It is used to treat cancer of the blood (leukemia) in adults

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have reduced liver function or damage
  • have a genetic condition called TPMT (thiopurine methyltransferase) deficiency
  • have a higher risk of infections and hair loss
  • have a kidney problem
  • have a genetic condition called Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
  • have had chickenpox, shingles or hepatitis B
  • It is not recommended during pregnancy, particularly in the first trimester (three months) because it may cause damage to the foetus
  • Do not breast-feed when you are taking this medicine
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Your doctor will calculate and adjust your dose based on your Child’s body weight, results of the blood tests
  • This medicine will not affect your ability to drive or use machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • ribavirin (used to treat viral infection)
  • drugs used to treat cancer
  • allopurinol, thiopurinol, oxipurinol or febuxostat (used to treat gout)
  • medicines used to treat bowel diseases
  • warfarin or acenocoumarol (used to thin the blood)
  • live vaccine (flu vaccine, measles vaccine, BCG vaccine)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow the medicine with a glass of water
  • It should not be broken or crushed

If you take more 6 MP 50MG

  • If you take more tablets than you should, tell your doctor immediately or go to a hospital straight away

If you forget to take 6 MP 50MG

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking 6 MP 50MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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[SERIOUS]
  • fever or infection (sore throat, sore mouth or urinary problems)
  • unexplained bruising or bleeding
  • reduction in white blood cells and platelets (bone marrow)
  • nausea or vomiting
  • low red blood cell count (anemia)
  • loss of appetite
  • abdominal pain (inflammation of the pancreas)
  • damage to your liver (hepatic necrosis)
  • hair loss
  • blood, lymph and skin cancers
  • swelling of the face, mouth, throat, joint pain, skin rashes, high temperature (fever)
  • yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes
  • blood cancer
  • cancer of the spleen and liver (inflammatory bowel disease)
  • ulcers in the intestine (abdominal pain and bleeding)
  • low sperm count in men
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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