6-MP 50MG TABLET

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for 6-MP 50MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
74.87
₹7.49/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of 6-MP TABLET

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Uses of 6-MP TABLET

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Side effects of 6-MP TABLET

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Rash, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Intestinal ulcer, Anemia, Increased bilirubin in the blood, Reduced blood platelets, Increased transaminase level in blood, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite.

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How to use 6-MP TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take 6-mp 50mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How 6-MP TABLET works

6-mp 50mg tablet interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

In Depth Information on 6-MP TABLET

Expert advice for 6-MP TABLET

  • Do not drink milk or consume milk product while taking mercaptopurine.
  • Do not consume alcohol or alcoholic beverages while undergoing treatment with mercaptopurine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering conditions like chickenpox, infections, and kidney or liver diseases.
  • Inform doctors that you are taking mercaptopurine if you are planning to undergo surgery, including dental surgery.
  • Stop taking mercaptopurine and inform your doctor if you see signs of infection, bleeding issues like blood spots in stools and skin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to mercaptopurine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patient Breastfeeding women.
Warnings
Special precautions for 6-MP 50MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
6-mp 50mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
6-mp 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
The dose may need to be decreased in patients with underlyin
g kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
M VAC INJECTION, GENEVAC B 20MCG INJECTION, PENTASA 1GM GRANULES, PENTASA 2GM GRANULES

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for 6-MP 50MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Mercaptopurine

Q. Is mercaptopurine a steroid?
No, Mercaptopurine is not a steroid
Q. Is mercaptopurine safe?
Mercaptopurine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does mercaptopurine affect fertility?
Mercaptopurine may cause loss of fertility.

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