Generic Hexalen (Altretamine)
WHAT IS HEXALEN?
Hexalen, also known as Altretamine. Hexamethylmelamine, HMM. It is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug, which sometimes may also be referred to cytotoxic and/or antineoplastic. Hexalen is classified as an "alkylating agent." The drug is basically used for treating Ovarian cancer
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Chemotherapy drugs which affect cells when they are in the rest phase are known as cell-cycle non-specific. Altretamine is categorised as an alkylating agent. These agents are active when the cell is in the resting phase. These drugs are cell cycle non-specific. The chemotherapy is scheduled based on the type of cells, their division rate, and the time at which a given drug will be effective.
How this drug is given:
- Altretamine is an oral capsule, to be taken after meals and at bedtime i.e. four times daily.
- The amount of drug received will depend on various factors such as weight, height , general health , cancer type or other health problems.
- Women who are expecting, should not handle this drug as this medicine is absorbed through skin.
- Before starting the medication, inform your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are consuming.
- Inform the healthcare provider in case you are pregnant or suspecting a pregnancy.
- Contraception such as condoms, are recommended when on an altretamine treatment.
- Avoid breast feeding while taking the drug.
HEXALEN SIDE EFFECTS
The following side effects are common (occurring in greater than 30%) for patients taking altretamine:
- Nausea, vomiting, Loss of appetite
- Low blood counts,
- numbness and/or tingling of the fingers and/or toes
- Dizziness, sleepiness or weakness. (see central neurotoxicity).
- Mood changes.
- Fever of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher, chills (possible signs of infection).
- Extreme fatigue (unable to carry on self-care activities)
- Excessive sleepiness or confusion
- an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of your throat; difficulty breathing; swelling of your lips, face, or tongue; or hives);
- decreased bone marrow function and blood problems (extreme fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; black, bloody or tarry stools; or fever, chills, or signs of infection);