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Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)

(sye-klo-FOS-fuh-myde)

Cyclophosphamide is a drug used to treat certain types of cancer. It is also used to treat a variety of other disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, nephritic syndrome and multiple sclerosis. If you are not sure why your child has been prescribed this medication, please ask your child's doctor to explain the diagnosis and reason for treatment to you. Cyclophosphamide may be given intravenously (IV), or as a tablet that may be taken orally. 

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 12/2013