FAQs ABOUT 6 MP 50MG TABLET
Q. What is 6 MP 50MG TABLET and why is it used?
A. 6 MP 50MG TABLET contains Mercaptopurine which belongs to the group of medicines called Cytotoxics. It is used in adults and children to treat leukaemia, which is a type of blood cancer that occurs due to rapid growth of abnormal blood cells.
Q. How 6 MP 50MG TABLET works?
A. 6 MP 50MG TABLET works by causing destruction to DNA and RNA of cancer cells which results in inhibition of growth and spread of cancerous (blood) cells in the body thus treating leukaemia in affected individuals.
Q. What are the common side effects of taking 6 MP 50MG TABLET?
A. The most common side effects of taking 6 MP 50MG TABLET are nausea/vomiting, anaemia (associated with symptoms such as tiredness, weakness, breathlessness), loss of appetite, and/or stomatitis (inflammation of mouth). Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
Q. How 6 MP 50MG TABLET should be taken?
A. Take 6 MP 50MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicines with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q. Can 6 MP 50MG TABLET be used in pregnant women?
A. No, 6 MP 50MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy since the medicine may cause harm to the foetus. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.