BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable)


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BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable)

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification

BUSULFAN (Injection)

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

Busulfex

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Busulfan (byoo-SUL-fan) Treats certain kinds of leukemia. Also given to prepare the body for a stem cell transplant.

When To Not Use BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to busulfan.

How Should You Use BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable)

Injectable

  • This medicine, like all medicines used to treat cancer, is very strong. Make sure you understand why you are getting it and what t

Proper BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows about all other medicines you are taking or have taken within the week before you receive busulfan.

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Before receiving busulfan, let your doctor know if you have ever had seizures or a head injury.
  • Let your doctor know if you have ever received radiation treatments, other stem cell transplants, or other types of chemotherapy.
  • Your doctor will need to check your blood at regular times during your treatment.
  • Busulfan lowers your body's ability to fight infection. While you are receiving this medicine, avoid exposure to people with colds or infections.
  • This medicine causes nausea and vomiting in most people, even after receiving medicines to prevent it. Ask your doctor or nurse about other ways to control these side effects.
  • Receiving busulfan may increase your risk of developing other types of cancer or a recurrence of leukemia. Talk to your doctor about this risk.

BUSULFAN (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever, chills, or sore throat
  • Sores or ulcers on the lips or in the mouth
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Anxious feeling
  • Change in menstrual periods
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Trouble sleeping

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