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Busulfan

Busulfan Information

Busulfan Benefits & Uses

Busulfan is used to treat the following -

Busulfan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Busulfan

Busulfan

Busulfan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Busulfan is used -

  1. Edema Moderate
  2. Chest Pain Moderate
  3. Depression Moderate
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Dyspepsia
  7. Rhinitis
  8. Dry Mouth Mild
  9. Chills
  10. Rash
  11. Anxiety Mild
  12. Anemia Moderate
  13. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)

Busulfan Related Warnings

Is the use of Busulfan safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Busulfan should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Severe

Is the use of Busulfan safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Busulfan may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Busulfan should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Busulfan on the Kidneys?

Busulfan is completely safe for kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Busulfan on the Liver?

Busulfan may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Busulfan on the Heart?

Busulfan may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Busulfan with Other Drugs

Busulfan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol

Aspirin(ASA),Paracetamol,Caffeine

    Busulfan Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Busulfan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Bleeding
    2. Blood Cancer
    3. Neutropenia
    4. Liver Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Busulfan

    Is this Busulfan habit forming or addictive?

    No, you do not get addicted to Busulfan.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Busulfan you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Busulfan.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Busulfan is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

    Busulfan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Busulfan

    You can take Busulfan with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Busulfan

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Busulfan and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 258-260
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 861
    3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Busulfex (busulfan)
    4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Myleran® (busulfan)