What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Busulfan?

(byoo SUL fan)

• This medicine is used as therapy in preparation for bone marrow transplantation.

• This medicine is used to treat specific types of leukemias and bone marrow disorders.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• If you are a male and...