cyclophosphamide

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cy·clo·phos·pha·mide

 (sī′klə-fŏs′fə-mīd′)
n.
A cytotoxic, immunosuppressive, antineoplastic drug, C7H15Cl2N2O2P, used in the treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas and various other forms of cancer, including multiple myeloma, breast cancer, and certain types of leukemia.
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cyclophosphamide

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈfɒsfəˌmaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) an alkylating agent used in the treatment of leukaemia and lymphomas
[C20: from cyclo- + phosph(orus) + amide]
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cy·clo·phos·pha·mide

n. ciclofosfamida, droga antineoplástica usada también como inmunosupresor en trasplantes.
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cyclophosphamide

n ciclofosfamida
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The first Cytoxan cycle went fine, but Lasix was mistakenly omitted during the second cycle.
The patient subsequently began cycle 2 of cisplatin, doxorubicin, and cytoxan which was completed prior to discharge with a plan to initiate denosumab as an outpatient.
Para condicionar os ratos, eles usaram uma combinacao de agua com sacarina (estimulo condicionado) e a droga Cytoxan. Esta droga, que induz a supressao do sistema imunologico, produz incondicionalmente nauseas e aversao ao sabor.
The latter tolerates 6-400-fold higher concentration of various antineoplastic agents compared to humans (e.g., Amethopterin, Nitromin, Cytoxan, ThioTEPA, Myleran, Pactamycin, Carboplatin, Amsacrine, Thalicarpine, Chlorozotocin, and Fludarabine) [15].
P or U Listed EPA HW Trade Name Areas Where Chemical Number Commonly Generated Cyclophoshamide U058 Cytoxan Inpatient, outpatient, Neosar and oncological pharmacies Lindane U129 Gamen Inpatient and Kwell outpatient pharmacies Scabene Methanol U154 N/A Laboratories Mitomycin-C U010 Mutamycin Oncology, ophthalmol- Mitosol ogy, and dermatology Nicotine and P075 Nicorette Gum Obstetrics and salts Thrive Gum inpatient Nicoderm CQ Patch behavioral health Nicotrol Patch Phenol U188 Physical therapy Table 3.
The technique involves collection of CD4 T cells from patients infected with HIV genetically engineering the cells to disable the gene for the HIV coreceptor CCR5, and reinfusing the treated cells after the patients have been conditioned with the chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), which stimulates engraftment of the modified cells, reported Dr.
Blessing, "Treatment of women with disseminated or recurrent advanced ovarian cancer with melphalan alone in combination with 5-fluorouracil and dactinomycin or with the combination of cytoxan, 5-fluorouracil and dactinomycin," Cancer, vol.
* cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), doxorubicin (Adriamycin) and vincristine (Oncovin)
Cyclophosphamid--trade name Cytoxan in the United States--which they used to lower the immunological response, may have some advantage over total body irradiation and other drugs sometimes used.
* B--8 rats receiving cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Baxter Oncology GmbH, Halle, Germany) in single subcutaneous doses (50 mg/kg) on the first day of the experiment (positive control); (5)
Only 6% of primary care physicians were able to identify the main long-term effects (LEs) of doxorubicin (Adriamycin), paclitaxel (Taxol), oxaliplatin (Eloxatin), and cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan), compared with 65% of oncologists surveyed.