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Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet

Cancer, Nephrotic syndrome
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Medicine Overview of Cycloxan Tablet


Uses of Cycloxan Tablet

Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of cancer and nephrotic syndrome.

Cycloxan Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Cycloxan are Vomiting, Nausea, Hair loss, Fever, Blood in urine, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).


How to use Cycloxan Tablet

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. Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Cycloxan Tablet works

Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication with immunosuppressive property. In cancer, it works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells, thereby stopping their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Cycloxan Tablet

Expert advice for Cycloxan Tablet

  • Monitor your blood counts with the help of regular blood tests while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty in urinating, blood in urine or any other bladder/ kidney related problems while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Do not start treatment with cyclophosphamide if you are planning to receive any vaccine or if you have a surgery scheduled or you have had a surgical removal of the adrenal glands.
  • Take precautions as treatment with cyclophosphamide severely affects your immune system, increasing susceptibility to infections (e.g. pneumonia).
  • Caution must be exercised during use of cyclophosphamide in very ill patients, patients with kidney/liver disorders, lung problems and heart problems (related to QT prolongation and abnormal heartbeats).
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Cycloxan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cycloxan Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cycloxan 50 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.
Cycloxan 50 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cycloxan 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Cycloxan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cyclophosphamide

It is toxic to cancer cells and interferes with the cell's DNA synthesis, thus slowing down or stopping its growth and multiplication (cytotoxic effect)
Yes. Cycloxan is administered in the inactive form (prodrug) and gets converted to active form which has anti-cancer properties
No. Cycloxan does not have any specific boxed warning. Please discuss with your doctor about all the possible side effects and warnings relating to use of Cycloxan
No. Cycloxan comes in a dry powder form that be reconstituted to make a solution for injection or oral liquid as directed
Yes. Cycloxan is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers
No. Cycloxan is an alkylating agent used in the treatment of various cancers. It is not an antimetabolite or anthracycline type of anti-cancer drug. It has a structure and effects different from steroids
Cycloxan is an irritant and can cause tissue inflammation at site of injection if its oozes out of the vein
Yes. Hair loss (alopecia), infertility (in men and women), low platelet count (thrombocytopenia), headaches and inflammation of the urinary bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis) are among the known common side effects of Cycloxan use
Cycloxan is unlikely to be removed by plasma exchange since a very low percentage of drug is bound to proteins in the plasma.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cycloxan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior, Biovac A
Medicines with composition Rotavirus vaccine (live attenuated,oral): Rotarix, RotaTeq, Rotavac, Rotasure
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S, VaxiFlu
Cycloxan with Fenticonazole
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Medicines with composition Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis virus protein: Jeev, Jenvac, JE-Shield
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Cycloxan with Voriconazole
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Tubervac
Cycloxan with Polio Vaccine
Medicines with composition Polio Vaccine: Biopolio B1/3, Oral Polio, Polio Vvm, Opv
Medicines with composition Measles Vaccine (Live): Abhay M, Measles
Cycloxan with Sertaconazole
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V
Medicines with composition Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin: Equirab, Carig, Zyrig, AbhayRIG
Medicines with composition Varicella Vaccine (live) attenuated: Biovac V, Varivaxo, Okavax Std, Varivax, Variped, Zostavax, Nexipox, Zuvicella
Medicines with composition Yellow fever virus (live, attenuated): Stamaril
Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P, Kamrab
Cycloxan with Fluconazole
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fluzole, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Flutas, Efcan, AF, Nuflucon, Fungonil, Otoflu, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Flucocid, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Syscan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Flucol, Staflu, Canzika, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fluza, Fungipar, Funginil, Locan, Lodogel, Flucan, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Flucona, Trican, Fuzol, Aglocon, Fluoc, Utican, Flucole, Kozole, Zefun, Acroflu, Flair, Fludar, Fluzon, FZ, Flunaz, Scasis, Solcan, Fconaz, Flutrox, Syfun, Funaz, Zolcan, Zocon Inf, Antican O, Lodo, Adcon, Clozole V6, Flucopride, Logican, Zolen, F Con, Flucol P, Flumed, Flucofit, Fluconorm, Zecon, Fcn, Depxit, Nuconazole, Fungicon, FA, Flucaz, Floret, Trucand, Fluxan, Ozus, Freek, Flucalup, Flustate, Fusys, Fungid, Fluxit, Fluzide, Markzole, Forcan, Sancan, Fungisanf, Saf F, Venzol, Fluact, Uco, Odicon, Flucomet, Fluka, Floroxan, Flu Z, Fluna, Flunac, Fluconex, Fluneon, Mcstat, Flucolab, Freecan, Flumet, Vilzole, Adecon, Falcon, Fedil, Flunova, Neocan, Fzhh, Hinzole, Fungo, Fluconij, Flumit, Canzol, Con, Mycosure, Flz, Sysflu, Fungal F, Monila F, Hilzol, Intawin, Flucobig, Flucina, Fluher, Fungiset, Force, Fczol, Flu, Fullact, Ergozol, Flulen, Bestozol, Flucotage, Fsys, Zolecon, Flucones, Flucotive, Mycobus, Rifone, Fluconge, Fun
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Cycloxan with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Cycloxan with Digoxin
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin
Cycloxan with Rabies vaccine, Human
Medicines with composition Rabies vaccine, Human: Worab, Rabipur, Rabies, Verorab Antirabies, Indirab, Zoonovac, Vaxirab, Xprab, Berab

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