Melphalan to be taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Drink at least two to three quarts of fluid every 24 hours, unless you are instructed otherwise.
Warning & Precautions
You may be at risk of infection so try to avoid contact with people with cold, fever or any other signs of infection.
Avoid exposure to sunlight. Use sunscreen lotion and protective clothing.
You may be monitored periodically for complete blood counts (at least one determination prior to each treatment course) during the course of treatment.
Melphalan may increase the risk that you will develop other cancers. Talk with your doctor about the risks of taking melphalan.
Do not take live vaccines if you are an immunocompromised patient.
Use of melphalan is not recommended in children.
Use with melphalan extreme caution if your bone marrow reserve have been compromised by prior irradiation or chemotherapy, or if your marrow function is recovering from previous cytotoxic therapy.
Use appropriate contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy during melphalan treatment.
Pale colored skin, Palpitations, Rash, Absence of menstrual periods, Back pain, Dark colored urine, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Fainting, Fatigue, Itching, Weight loss, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Sore mouth, Sore throat, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Unusual lumps or masses, Urticaria, Vomiting, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye
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