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Generic: busulfan
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It is used to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia
               



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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • low blood counts - this medicine may decrease the number of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. You may be at increased risk for infections and bleeding.
  • signs of infection - fever or chills, cough, sore throat, pain or difficulty passing urine
  • signs of decreased platelets or bleeding - bruising, pinpoint red spots on the skin, black, tarry stools, blood in the urine
  • signs of decreased red blood cells - unusually weak or tired, fainting spells, lightheadedness
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • cough
  • darker skin color
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • mouth sores
  • nausea, vomiting
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • seizures
  • swelling of the ankles, feet, hands, or other areas of the body
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • weight loss

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • hair loss
  • headache
  • joint or muscle aches
  • missed menstrual periods
  • stomach upset

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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