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what are more common side effects of cytoxan (cyclophosphamide)?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 38 years experience
Nausea, vomiting: Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) can be given orally or intravenously at various different dosage ranges. Nausea and vomiting are probaly the most common side-effects. Abdominal pain can occur sometimes when given orally. Hair loss, drop in blood counts, fatigue, loss of appetite, discoloration of the skin are not uncommon. High doses can irritate the urinary bladder and can cause blood in the urine.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

My doctor is putting me on monthly cyclophosphamide (cytoxan) via iv. What am I to expect?

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide): Hi, cytoxan is considered a chemotherapeutic agent that is sometimes uses in cycles to treat malignancies. Since I do not know what the physician is treating, it is difficult to know whether you are getting a high dose for a short time or a low dose. Please consult your oncologist re; what are the typical side effects for your treatment. I can give you a better ans, with more info.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) effect -- does it help?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide): Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) is one type of drug that has been used widely to treat different problems such as - rheumatological problem , blood disorder and different kind of cancer- blood and solid cancer. Yes, it is an effective treatment -if it is used in appropriate setting. For furthe info regarding Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) - open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682080.Html.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are most severe side effects of cytoxan (cyclophosphamide)?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide): Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682080.Html if any concern, see and discuss with your md in detail.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) a common drug used?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: Used in breast cancer, lymphomas, sometimes myeloma, occasionally ovarian cancer. Probably one of the most common chemotherapy drugs used.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) used for lupus?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Yes: Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) is used to treat some of the manifestations of lupus. Most commonly this can be involvement of organs such as the brain, kidneys etc.

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