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Cyclophosphamide

In the US, Cyclophosphamide (cyclophosphamide systemic) is a member of the drug class alkylating agents and is used to treat Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia, Bladder Cancer, Brain Tumor, Breast Cancer, Bullous Pemphigoid, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Cogan's Syndrome, Dermatomyositis, Endometrial Cancer, Ewing's Sarcoma, Histiocytosis, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, IgA Nephropathy, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Multiple Sclerosis, Mycosis Fungoides, Nephrotic Syndrome, Neuroblastoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Organ Transplant - Rejection Prophylaxis, Osteosarcoma, Ovarian Cancer, Pemphigoid, Pemphigus, Prostate Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Sclerosis, Testicular Cancer, Wegener's Granulomatosis and Wilms' Tumor.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01AA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-18-0

Chemical Formula

C7-H15-Cl2-N2-O2-P

Molecular Weight

261

Therapeutic Categories

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD

Cytostatic alkylating agent

Chemical Name

2H-1,3,2-Oxazaphosphorin-2-amine, N,N-bis(2-chloroetyl)tetrahydro-, 2-oxide

Foreign Names

  • Cyclophosphamidum (Latin)
  • Cyclophosphamid (German)
  • Cyclophosphamide (French)
  • Ciclofosfamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cyclophosphamide (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • B 518 (IS)
  • CYP (IS)
  • Ledoxina (IS)
  • NSC 26271 (IS)
  • Cyclophosphamide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Cyclophosphamide Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Ciclofosfamide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cyclophosphamid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cyclophosphamide (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Cyclophosphamide Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Cyclophosphamidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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