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You are here : 3-RX.com > Drugs & Medications > Detailed Drug Information (USP DI) > Cyclophosphamide : Additional Information

Cyclophosphamide (Systemic)

Brand Names : Cytoxan, Neosar, Procytox

Cyclophosphamide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

Additional Information

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, cyclophosphamide is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Cancer of the bladder
  • Cancer in the bones
  • Cancer of the cervix
  • Cancer of the endometrium
  • Cancers of the lungs
  • Cancer of the prostate
  • Cancer of the testicles
  • Cancer of the adrenal cortex (the outside layer of the adrenal gland)
  • Ewing's sarcoma (a certain type of bone cancer)
  • Germ cell tumors in the ovaries (a cancer in the egg-making cells in the ovary)
  • Gestational trophoblastic tumors (a certain type of tumor in the uterus/womb)
  • Soft tissue sarcomas (a cancer of the muscles, tendons, vessels that carry blood or lymph, joints, and fat)
  • Thymoma (a cancer in the thymus, a small organ beneath the breastbone)
  • Tumors in the brain
  • Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (a certain type of cancer of the blood)
  • Wilms" tumor (a cancer of the kidney found primarily in children)
  • Histiocytosis X (a certain type of cancer found primarily in children)
  • Organ transplant rejection (prevention)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Wegener's granulomatosis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Systemic dermatomyositis or
  • Multiple sclerosis (a disease of the nervous system)

Other than the above information, there is no additional information relating to proper use, precautions, or side effects for these uses.


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