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Medications for Bone Marrow Transplantation

About Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone marrow transplantation is a medical procedure that involves stem cell transplantation. The common feature of recipients is a need for blood stem cells. Most recipients are leukemia patients or others who have been exposed to high doses of chemotherapy or total body irradiation resulting in destruction of their bone marrow stem cells. Other patients who receive bone marrow transplants include pediatric cases where the patient has an inborn defect such as severe combined immunodeficiency or congenital neutropenia and was born with either no blood stem cells or defective stem cells. Other conditions that bone marrow transplants are considered for include thalassemia major, sickle cell disease and aplastic anemia.

Drugs used for Bone Marrow Transplantation

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
fluconazole Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Brand name:  Diflucan

Drug class: azole antifungals

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Diflucan Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

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Neupogen Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: filgrastim systemic

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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Busulfex Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: busulfan systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

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filgrastim Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: filgrastim systemic

Brand names:  Neupogen, Zarxio, Nivestym

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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busulfan Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: busulfan systemic

Brand names:  Busulfex, Myleran

Drug class: alkylating agents

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immune globulin intravenous Off-label Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

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Off-label: Yes

Leukine Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: sargramostim systemic

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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Myleran Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: busulfan systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

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cisplatin Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: cisplatin systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

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sargramostim Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: sargramostim systemic

Brand name:  Leukine

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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Zarxio Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: filgrastim systemic

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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Nivestym Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: filgrastim systemic

Drug class: colony stimulating factors

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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