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Cyclophosphamide (CP), also known as cytophosphane among other, is a medication used as chemotherapy and to suppress the immune system. As chemotherapy it is used to treat lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, small cell lung cancer, and sarcoma. As an immune suppressor it is used in nephrotic syndrome and following organ transplant. It is taken by mouth or injection into a vein.
Most people develop side effects. Common side effects include low white blood cell counts, loss of appetite, vomiting, hair loss, and bleeding from the bladder. Other severe side effects include an increased future risk of cancer, infertility, allergic reactions, and pulmonary fibrosis. Cyclophosphamide is in the alkylating agent and nitrogen mustard family of medications. It works by interfering with the duplication of DNA and the creation of RNA.
Most common Cyclophosphamide side effects from eHealthme
- Febrile neutropenia - (5,812 reports)
- Agranulocytosis - (5,386 reports)
- Fever - (4,748 reports)
- Thrombocytopenia - (4,036 reports)
- Pneumonia - (3,067 reports)
- Nausea - (2,552 reports)
- Diarrhea - (2,376 reports)
- Sepsis - (2,329 reports)
- Anaemia - (2,305 reports)
- Fatigue - (2,038 reports)
Cyclophosphamide was approved for medical use in the United States in 1959. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. The wholesale cost in the developing world is about 3.65 to 14.30 USD per 1 g vial. In the United Kingdom this dose costs the NHS about 17.06 pounds. In the United States this dose by mouth is about 19.56 USD.
On Jan, 10, 2017 64,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Cyclophosphamide. Among them, 95 people (0.15%) have Hallucination
On Feb, 02, 2017 64,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Cyclophosphamide. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Hallucination, Auditory