6 MP (50 mg) [Mercaptopurine]

Drug brand 6 MP (50 mg) is being manufactured and marketed by German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd ). The main active ingredient or salt in this drug is Mercaptopurine. This drug comes in the form of Tablet. The general packing available for this medicine consists of 10 Tablet and is priced at Rs 74.11 (arround $1.148705 US Dollar)
Generic :Mercaptopurine
Pharma Company :German Remedies (Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd )
Brand Label :6 MP (50 mg)
Preparation Type :Tablet
Single Dose :1 Tablet
Composition :Mercaptopurine-50 mg
Pack Size/Qty/Vol :10 Tablet
Price Unit :Rs 7.41
Price Pack :Rs 74.11 INR (arround $1.148705 US Dollar)

Drug details for 6 MP (50 mg)

Usage: Why is this medication prescribed?

The main active ingredient or salt in 6 MP (50 mg) is Mercaptopurine.

Mercaptopurine is used alone or with other chemotherapy drugs to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL; also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute lymphatic leukemia; a type of cancer that begins in the white blood cells). Mercaptopurine is in a class of medications called purine antagonists. It works by stopping the growth of cancer cells.


6 MP (50 mg) - Mercaptopurine - For more details on its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : 6 MP (50 mg) - Mercaptopurine..

Generic Drug Substitutes for : 6 MP (50 mg)

There are 9 brands listed here as Generic Substitutes for 6 MP (50 mg), which have same salt or similar Generic composition (i.e. Mercaptopurine-50 mg).
Please note that one can request a doctor or pharmacist to substitute a generic version of the prescribed drug brand, if any. So far as quality and performance of generic version is concerned, mostly, Generics with the same active ingredient (here i.e. Mercaptopurine-50 mg), are just as appropriate and effective for patient treatment as otherwise, the prescribed branded one

BrandPrice (Rs.)BrandPrice (Rs.)
Captomer (50 mg) 90.00Empurine (50 mg) 114.00
Mercapthol (50 mg) 75.00Mercapto (50 mg) 95.00
Mercaptopurina (50 mg) 400.00Mercaptopurine (50 mg) 950.00
Puri Nethol (50 mg) 201.18Purinethol (50 mg) 545.00
Purinetone (50 mg) 97.00

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