Information about Altretamine

Altretamine Uses

Altretamine is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

How Altretamine works

Altretamine 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.

Common side effects of Altretamine

Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Nausea, Vomiting, Confusion, Depression, Uncoordinated body movements, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Hallucination, Low blood platelets, Vertigo
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Available Medicine for Altretamine

CantretNatco Pharma Ltd
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Expert advice for Altretamine

  • Altretamine should be taken after meals or at bedtime.

Frequently asked questions for Altretamine


Q. What is Altretamine used for?

Altretamine is used to treat ovarian cancer in females which has not improved or became worse after treatment with other medications.

Q. How does Altretamine work?

Altretamine works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in the body.


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