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Brand name: Endoxan

Endoxan is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) cyclophosphamide. On this page you will find out more about Endoxan, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: cyclophosphamide

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Endoxan 2 g powder for injection, 1 vial

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Frequently responsive myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders: Malignant lymphomas including Hodgkins (Stages III and IV, Peter's Staging System*) and non-Hodgkins lymphomas; multiple myeloma; leukaemias; mycosis fungoides (advanced disease). *Modified as the International Staging Classification for Hodgkin's Disease in 'Report of the Committee on the Staging of Hodgkin's Disease'. Cancer Res 26: 1310, 1966. Stage I. Disease limited to one anatomic region (Stage I) or two contiguous anatomic regions (Stage I2) on the same side of the diaphragm. Stage II. Disease in more than two anatomic regions or two contiguous regions on the same side of the diaphragm. Stage III. Disease on both sides of the diaphragm but not extending beyond the involvement of lymph nodes, spleen and/or Waldeyer's ring. Stage IV. Involvement of the bone marrow, lung parenchyma, pleura, liver, bone, skin, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, or in any tissue or organ in addition to lymph nodes, spleen or Waldeyer's ring. All stages are subclassified as A or B to indicate the absence or presence, respectively, of systemic symptoms. Frequently responsive solid malignancies: Neuroblastoma (patients with disseminated disease); adenocarcinoma of the ovary, retinoblastoma. Infrequently responsive malignancies: Carcinoma of the breast; malignant neoplasms of the lung. Immunosuppressive properties: Cyclophosphamide has also been used in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and immunopathies of unspecified type (i.e. Wegener's granulomatosis) when these diseases have been resistant to conventional first and second line of treatment, and for the prevention of transplant rejection. Cyclophosphamide can be recommended for use in treatment of nonmalignancies only when in the opinion of the physician the benefits to the patient outweigh the risk of treatment with cyclophosphamide.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White crystalline substance
Dosage Form Injection, powder for
Route of administration Intravenous
Medicine schedule
1 x 2g: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Vial
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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