Alphalan is a chemotherapy drug which contains
melphalan, and is mainly used for treating multiple myeloma, melanoma,
ovarian and breast cancer. The medicine is an alkylating agent of the bi
schloroethylamine type. It is useful against both resting as well as rapidly
dividing tumor cells. Alphalan is used for palliative treatment of multiple
myeloma and for the palliation of non-respectable epithelial carcinoma of
the ovary. The medicine works by slowing down or stopping the growth of
cancer cells in the body.
- Supplied as: Available in 2 mg and 5 mg tablets.