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6-MP 50 mg Tablet

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Mercaptopurine 50 mg

Introduction of 6-MP Tablet

6-MP 50 mg Tablet is a tablet that is used for treating blood cancer, Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). The tablet decreases the count of red blood cells and blocks the cancer cells to multiply and grow. You must take the tablet without or with food as prescribed by your doctor. Hence, you must follow their guidelines strictly. The dosage will be further adjusted according to the response of your body to the treatment. 6-MP 50 mg Tablet can cause some adverse effects such as vomiting, appetite loss, rashes, nausea, etc. which are common. Thus, you must visit your doctor if you face any severe complications during the therapy. The doctor will conduct several check-ups for uric acid, liver, heart, and kidney functioning before the treatment. You must not drive after taking the tablet as it causes dizziness. Also, mention to your doctor if you have any health problems related to the kidney, liver, or heart. 6-MP 50 mg Tablet is not prescribed for breastfeeding as well as pregnant women. You must use effective contraceptives to prevent pregnancy during the therapy. Also, you should not take live vaccines during the therapy.


Uses of 6-MP Tablet

  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
  • Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
  • Crohn's disease,


Benefits of 6-MP Tablet

6-MP 50 mg Tablet helps in preventing the rapid development of cells by stopping their growth. You must discuss the health benefits and risks with your doctor before beginning the treatment.


Side Effects of 6-MP Tablet

6-MP 50 mg Tablet also causes various adverse effects that can differ from one person to another. Some of the adverse effects of the tablets are as follows.


Most Common Side Effects of 6-MP Tablet

  • Anaemia
  • Bleeding and Bruising
  • Infection
  • High Fever
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea


Common Side Effects of 6-MP Tablet

  • Ulcer in Intestine
  • Presence of High Bilirubin in the blood
  • Rashes
  • Low Count of Blood Platelets
  • Low Count of White Blood Cells


How to Use 6-MP Tablet?

6-MP 50 mg Tablet is taken Orally and it's dosage and duration are decided by the doctor. Don’t break, crush or chew the tablet, just simply swallow it with a glass of water.


How 6-MP Tablet Works?

6-MP 50 mg Tablet is interferes with enzymes and disrupts genetic material i.e. the RNA and DNA synthesis of cancer cells leads to rapidly proliferating cells death. Also act as immunomodulator, preventing multiplication of cells involved in the amplification of the immune response.