Brand name(s): Cytoxan
Cyclophosphamide (sye-kloe-FOSS-fa-mide ) belongs to the group of medicines called alkylating agents. It is used to treat cancer of the ovaries, breast, blood and lymph system, nerves (found primarily in children), retinoblastoma (a cancer of the eye found primarily in children), multiple myeloma (cancer in the bone marrow), and mycosis fungoides (tumors on the skin).
Cyclophosphamide is also used for treatment of some kinds of kidney disease.
Cyclophosphamide may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Cyclophosphamide interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected by cyclophosphamide, other effects will also occur. Some of these may be serious and must be reported to your doctor. Other effects, like hair loss, may not be serious but may cause concern. Some effects may not occur for months or years after the medicine is used.
Before you begin treatment with cyclophosphamide, you and your doctor should talk about the good this medicine will do as well as the risks of using it.
Cyclophosphamide is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:
- Oral solution (U.S. and Canada)
- Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
- Injection (U.S. and Canada)
Last Revised: 05/22/2002
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