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What is in cycolphosphamide?

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Rajive Goel 20 Sep 2011

Cyclophosphamide is a prescription chemotherapy medication that is used to treat various types of cancer. It is also approved to treat certain kidney problems in children. Specifically, it is approved to treat the following cancers:

Lymphomas, Multiple myeloma, Leukemia, Mycosis fungoides, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian cancer, Retinoblastoma, Breast cancer.

Cyclophosphamide is approved to treat "minimal change" nephrotic syndrome in children (a kidney disorder) when other treatments have failed.

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debramoose 20 Sep 2011

I know what it is, I need to know what "is in it", the ingredient

Rajive Goel 21 Sep 2011

Cyclophosphamide for injection, USP is a sterile white powder containing cyclophosphamide monohydrate. Cyclophosphamide is a synthetic antineoplastic drug chemically related to the nitrogen mustards. Cyclophosphamide is a white crystalline powder with the molecular formula C7H15Cl2N2O2P•H2O and a molecular weight of 279.1. The chemical name for cyclophosphamide is 2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]tetrahydro-2H-1,3,2-oxazaphosphorine 2-oxide monohydrate. Cyclophosphamide is soluble in water, saline, or ethanol.

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