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Mercapthol 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Mercapthol 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Mercapthol 50mg Tablet

MRP
75
₹7.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mercapthol Tablet

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Mercapthol Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Mercapthol 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. Mercapthol 50mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Mercapthol Tablet works

Mercapthol 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 Mercapthol Tablet

Expert advice for Mercapthol 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.
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Mercapthol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Mercapthol Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mercapthol 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Mercapthol 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Mercapthol 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mercapthol 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mercapthol 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mercapthol 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mercapthol 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Mercapthol Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Mercaptopurine

No, Mercapthol is not a steroid
Mercapthol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Mercapthol may cause loss of fertility.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Mercapthol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Yellow fever virus (live, attenuated): Stamaril
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev, Jenvac, JE-Shield
Mercapthol with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac, Humogen-BCG
Mercapthol with Rubella vaccine (Live)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Mercapthol with Measles Vaccine (Live)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Measles Vaccine (Live): Abhay M, Measles, M-Vac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Mercapthol with Leflunomide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef, Lefron, DM Lef, Leflunomide, Lefuma, Immulef, Lefdol, Lefmaa
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std, Varivax, Variped, Zostavax, Nexipox, Zuvicella, Varilrix
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix, RotaTeq, Rotavac, Rotasure
Mercapthol with Sulfadiazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulfadiazine: Sulphadiazine
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior, Biovac A
Mercapthol with Sulfadiazine (topical)
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulfadiazine (topical): Silvisyn, Safoderm, Silva, Silvez, Silverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
Medicines with composition Meningococcal Vaccine (Group A, C, Y & W-135): Meningo A&C, Mencevax ACWY, Bi Meningo, Menomune, Menectra, Meningitis Act, Menactra, Quadri Meningo
Mercapthol with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P, Kamrab
Medicines with composition Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: Prevenar 7, Pneumo 23, Pulmovax, Pneumovax 23, Synflorix
Mercapthol with Fosinopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosinopril: Fovas, Fosinace
Mercapthol with Rabies vaccine, Human
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab, Xprab, Berab, Rabivax S, Verorab, Abhayrab
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab, Carig, Zyrig, AbhayRIG
Mercapthol with Balsalazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balsalazide: Balacol, Intazide, Balsacol, Cozabal, Colorex
Mercapthol with Sulfasalazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulfasalazine: Sazo, Saaz, Salazar, Iwata, Sazo EN, Salazopyrin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor: Healace, Eugraf, Regen-D
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Mercapthol with Silver Sulfadiazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Silver Sulfadiazine: Safoderm Plus, Burnosaf Plus, Silverdina, Silver Sulfadiazine, Silvasia, Silovin
Mercapthol with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press, Artisol
Mercapthol with Trimethoprim
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp, Kolibitor, Keno
Mercapthol with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper, Zimpril, Coversyl
Medicines with composition Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: HB Vac, Tafvac-B
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