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Clophosphamide Side Effects include:
thinned or brittle hair
darkened and thickened skin
blistering skin or acne
loss of appetite or weight
Tell your doctor if either of these symptoms is severe or lasts for several hours:
If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
painful urination or red urine
black, tarry stools
unusual bruising or bleeding
shortness of breath
swelling of the feet or ankles
nausea and vomiting
Cyclophosphamide belongs to the group of medicines called alkylating agents. It is used to treat cancer of the ovaries, breast, blood and lymph system, nerves, retinoblastoma, cancer in the bone marrow, and tumors on the skin.
Cyclophosphamide is also used for treatment of some kinds of kidney disease.
Cyclophosphamide interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected by cyclophosphamide, other effects will also occur. Some effects may not occur for months or years after the medicine is used.