6 MP 50 mg [mercaptopurine]
6 MP 50 mg Tablet is used to treat blood cancer. It works by reducing the amount of red blood cells produced by the body. As a result, the cancer cells are unable to grow and multiply.
6 MP 50 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, or one hour before or two hours after a meal. Your doctor will determine the appropriate dose and frequency of administration. This will vary depending on what you are being treated for and may change over time.
You should take it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Taking it incorrectly or in excess can result in serious side effects. It may take a few weeks or months for you to notice or feel the benefits, but do not stop taking it unless your doctor instructs you to.
Nausea, vomiting, rash, diarrhoea, and loss of appetite are the most common side effects of this medication. This medication may reduce the number of blood cells (red and white blood cells) in your blood, making you more susceptible to infections.
Blood cells, as well as heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels, must be checked on a regular basis. If you experience dizziness while taking this medication, you should avoid driving or doing anything that requires your full attention.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver or kidney problems, or if you are taking any antibiotics. Many other medications can interact with or be affected by this medication, so inform your doctor about all medications you are taking.
This medication should not be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. To avoid pregnancy, both males and females must use effective contraception during treatment.
APPLICATIONS OF A 6 MP 50 mg TABLET
A type of blood cancer
THE BENEFITS OF A 6 MP 50 mg TABLET
In the case of blood cancer
Blood cancer, also known as leukaemia, is a type of cancer that affects the body’s ability to fight infection. 6 MP 50 mg Tablet kills or slows the growth of cancer cells while also preventing cancer cell multiplication. It is an effective medication, but you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Please notify your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.
SIDE EFFECTS OF A 6 MP 50 mg TABLET
Most side effects are minor and will go away as your body adjusts to the medication. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you are concerned about them.
- White blood cell count is low (neutrophils)
- Ulcer in the intestine
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells) (low number of red blood cells)
- Bilirubin levels in the blood have risen.
- Platelets in the blood are low.
- Transaminase levels in the blood have risen.
- Appetite loss
HOW TO APPLY A 6 MP 50 mg TABLET
Take this medication in the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Take it all at once. It should not be chewed, crushed, or broken. 6 MP 50 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time every day.
HOW DOES A 6 MP 50 mg TABLET WORK?
6 MP 50 mg Tablet inhibits the growth of cancer cells’ DNA and RNA by substituting their building blocks. It inhibits the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
It is unknown whether drinking alcohol while taking 6 MP 50 mg Tablet is safe. Please consult your physician.
6 MP 50 mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy because there is clear evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, if the benefits outweigh the risks, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in life-threatening situations. Please consult your physician.
Breastfeeding is an option.
6 MP 50 mg Tablet is most likely unsafe to take while breastfeeding. According to limited human data, the drug may pass into breastmilk and harm the baby.
6 MP 50 mg Tablet usually has no effect on your ability to drive.
In patients with kidney disease, 6 MP 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution. 6 MP 50 mg Tablet dosage may need to be adjusted. Please consult your physician.
In patients with liver disease, 6 MP 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution. 6 MP 50 mg Tablet dosage may need to be adjusted. Please consult your physician.
Notify your doctor if you experience any signs or symptoms of jaundice while taking this medication.
- 6 MP 50 mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of blood cancer.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you have determined how it affects you.
- To avoid pregnancy while taking this medication, use a reliable contraception method.
- During treatment with this medicine, your doctor may order regular blood and urine tests to monitor your blood cells, kidney, and liver function.
- If you notice any signs of infection, such as a fever, sore throat, rash, or severe diarrhoea, contact your doctor right away.