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Myleran Busulfan and/or alternatives
Myleran 2mgManufacturer: Aspen Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
This item requires a prescription from your doctor
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Description of Myleran
The generic name of the drug is Busulphan. It belongs to a family of medicines known as alkylating agent. The drug is a prescription medication and supplied in the form an oral tablet. The medication is supplied in the dosage strength Myleran 2mg. You should buy Myleran online only if it is recommended in the treatment by your doctor.
Indications & Dosage of Myleran
Myleran is indicated in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia. The drug is not intended to cure the disease but improve quality of life by controlling it. It is also used to treat specific blood disorders such as myeloid metaplasia or polycythemia vera.
The drug works by binding to cells and damaging their DNA. This action of the drug prevents the cancer cells from multiplying.
Your doctor will give specific instructions regarding the dosage. The dosage of Myleran is based on patient’s weight, type of cancer treated and patient’s response to therapy. The dosage is reduced if patients have liver or kidney problems.
Swallow the tablet whole, do not crush or chew it. Take the medication with a glass of water. Do not take medication in more quantity than recommended. The recommended doses to treat different types of cancer are :
- Recommended dose to reduce severity of pain in chronic myeloid leukemia: 60 mcg/kg/day.
- Recommended dose in treatment of polycythemia vera: 4 to 6 mg daily for period of 4 to 6 weeks
Side Effects & Interactions of Myleran
Every medicine has some side effect. Myleran may cause mild to severe side effects in some people. Less serious side effects associated with Myleran: darkened skin color or missed menstrual periods. These side effects wane with time as your body gets used to the medication. If any of these side effects persist or become bothersome then you should consult your doctor.
Severe side effects associated with the medication: low fever, chest pain, headache accompanied with a severe blistering, vomiting, stomach swelling, persistent cough, shortness of breath, seizure, eye pain, breathing problem, weight gain, blurred vision, sore throat, red skin rash, or yellowing of the eyes or skin. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor immediately if you notice or experience severe side effect after taking a dose of Myleran.
Myleran may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with medicines such as Acetaminophen, Phenytoin, or Itraconazole. This is not a complete list of medicines that may interact with Myleran.
Before your buy Myleran, tell doctor about every medicine you are using which includes prescription medications, over the counter drugs and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Myleran
You should not use Myleran if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it. It may not be the right medicine for people with medical problems such as weak immune system caused by radiation treatment or cancer medications, or epilepsy. Before starting the treatment tell doctor your medical history of head injury, breathing or lung problems.
Myleran is listed in category D pregnancy medicines. Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women planning to get pregnant should learn about the risks and benefits associated with the use of the drug from their doctor before they buy Myleran
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