Medically prescribed for – Altretamine or Hexalen is prescribed for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.

Adverse reactions experienced – Patients taking Altretamine or Hexalen have experienced some side effects including extreme fatigue, dizziness, weakness, stomach cramps, diarrhea, fever, and tremors.  Because of the high possibility of nerve tissue damage when taking this drug, frequent neurological examinations should be administered. 

Status of drug -The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug.  

See your doctor if you or a loved one has experienced serious health problems after taking Altretamine or Hexalen.  You also may wish to contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.