What is Cytoxan?
Cytoxan is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as an alkylating agent.
What Cytoxan is used for?
Cancers treated with Cytoxan include: Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), t-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides), multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplantation.
How Cytoxan is given?
Tablets should be given with food or after meals. Tablets should not be cut or crushed. Dosage depends on many factors, including height and weight, general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer or other condition.
How Cytoxan works?
Cytoxan classified as an alkylating agent. Alkylating agents weaken or destroy breast cancer cells by damaging the cells’ genetic material.
Are there any side effects while Cytoxan?
Low white blood cell count, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, sores in mouth or on lips, diarrhea, and irregular periods are some of the common side effects that might occur.