Alkeran OverviewMelphalan (trade name Alkeran, in former USSR also known as Sarcolysin) is a chemotherapy drug belonging to the class of nitrogen mustard alkylating agents. An alkylating agent adds an alkyl group (CnH2n+1) to DNA. It attaches the alkyl group to the guanine base of DNA, at the number 7 nitrogen atom of the imidazole ring. Otherwise known as L-phenylalanine mustard, or L-PAM, melphalan is a phenylalanine derivative of chlormethine. Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 Uses 3 Administration 4 S...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 50mg, 50mg/vial
- Powder: 50mg/vial
- Tablet: 2mg
NDC Database Records for Alkeran: (3 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 52609-0001 Alkeran 2 mg Oral Tablet by Apo-pharma USA, Inc
- 52609-3001 Alkeran Kit by Apo-pharma USA, Inc
- 63379-018 Alkeran Kit by Glaxo Operations Uk Ltd