All had received immunosuppressant protocols including Solu-Medrol (16), Cytoxan
(16), azathioprine (5), and MMF (13) without adequate control of extrarenal symptoms.
A 25% reduction in carboplatin (following her ninth BBBD) and cytoxan
(following her 15th course of BBBD) was made to ameliorate the decline in her blood counts.
Drugs covered under Part B included Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan
(cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel), Kytril (granisetron), Neulasta (pegfilgrastim), and Aloxi (palonosetron) in 2006.
A fifth possibility is Cytoxan
(or cyclophosphamide), which some studies show to be effective and others indicate has no Clear benefit.
Antimitotics that are associated with extensive hair loss include Adriamycin and vincristine; those associated with less hair loss include methotrexate and Cytoxan
, she added.
In a study involving 388 women with ovarian cancer, tumor tissue shrank or disappeared in 73 percent of women taking taxol and cisplatin, compared with 59 percent of those receiving cytoxan
and cisplatin, reports William P.
and Vicodin several per day, many episodes of IV steroids, and 6 months of Cytoxan
Cyclophosphamide is marketed under the brand name Cytoxan
It's pretty clear that the people who got Cytoxan
had less shortness of breath," Dr.
Methotrexate and Cytoxan
(cyclophosphamide) are associated with more moderate hair loss, and it's rare to have alopecia with Platinol AQ (cisplatin) use.