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Mylefan 2 mg Tablet

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Mylefan 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Mylefan 2 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Lactation
MRP
249
₹4.15/Tablet
60 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Mylefan Tablet

Uses of Mylefan Tablet

Mylefan 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia). It is used in combination with other cancer medicine during hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT).

Mylefan Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Mylefan are Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Nausea, Decreased potassium level in blood, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Anxiety, Fever, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Diarrhoea, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Increased glucose level in blood.

How to use Mylefan 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. Mylefan 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mylefan Tablet works

Mylefan 2 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.
In Depth Information on Mylefan Tablet

Expert advice for Mylefan Tablet

  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have unusual bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection (fever, chills, body aches) as busulfan can lower the ability of your blood to clot and body to fight infections.
  • Inform your doctor if you have thalassemia (abnormal hemoglobin in blood), gout (arthritis due to impaired metabolism of uric acid) or if you have had radiotherapy.
  • Do not receive live vaccine while using busulfan, and avoid contact with individuals who have recently received the same.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Common Side Effects.
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Mylefan Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Mylefan Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mylefan 2 mg 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
UNSAFE
Mylefan 2 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
It is not known whether Mylefan 2 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Mylefan 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mylefan 2 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Mylefan 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Mylefan Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Mylefan 2 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Mylefan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Busulfan
Q. Does Mylefan cause hair loss?
Mylefan can cause hair loss
Q. Is Mylefan a vesicant?
Yes. Mylefan is a vesicant (irritant).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Mylefan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mylefan with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Mylefan with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro, Icoz, Itrasil
Mylefan with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V
Mylefan with Miconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Mylefan with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Mylefan with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Critposa, Noxafil
Mylefan with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Scania
Mylefan with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Mylefan with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
Mylefan with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Epicare, Neptoin
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