Who should not take MELPHALAN HCL?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- a bad infection
- a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
- decreased function of bone marrow
- decreased blood platelets
- low levels of white blood cells
- low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
- inflammation of the blood vessels
- hepatic veno-occlusive disease, a type of liver disease
- a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
- a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
- damage to the liver and inflammation
- decreased kidney function
- abnormal liver function tests
- a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
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