Medicine Overview of Busuphan Tablet
Busuphan 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
. It is used in combination with other cancer medicine during hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT).
Side Effects of Busuphan are Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Nausea, Decreased potassium level in blood, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Anxiety, Fever, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Diarrhoea, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Increased glucose level in blood.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Busuphan 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Busuphan 2 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.
In Depth Information on Busuphan Tablet
- Seek immediate medical attention if you have unusual bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection (fever, chills, body aches) as busulfan can lower the ability of your blood to clot and body to fight infections.
- Inform your doctor if you have thalassemia (abnormal hemoglobin in blood), gout (arthritis due to impaired metabolism of uric acid) or if you have had radiotherapy.
- Do not receive live vaccine while using busulfan, and avoid contact with individuals who have recently received the same.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Common Side Effects.
Busuphan Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Busuphan 2 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Busuphan 2 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
It is not known whether Busuphan 2 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Busuphan 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Busuphan 2 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Busuphan 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Busuphan 2 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Busuphan Tablet
Q. Does Busuphan cause hair loss?
Busuphan can cause hair loss
Q. Is Busuphan a vesicant?
Yes. Busuphan is a vesicant (irritant).
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Taking Busuphan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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