- As a pill by mouth. Tablets come in a 2mg size.
- Take medication on an empty stomach (1 hour before to 2 hours after meals).
- As an injection or infusion into the vein (intravenous, IV).
- The amount of melphalan that you will receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer or condition being treated. Your doctor will determine your dose and schedule.