Leukemia and Busulphan
Were you looking for information about Busulfan? Leukemia and busulphan is a common misspelling of leukemia and busulfan.
A healthcare provider may prescribe busulfan (Myleran®) to treat a certain type of cancer called chronic myelogenous leukemia. The medication is approved for use in adults and children, and works by slowing down the growth of cancer cells.
When used for treating this type of leukemia, busulfan tablets are taken once a day. Your dosage will be determined based on your weight, how you respond to the drug, and other medications you are taking, among other factors.
(Click Busulfan to learn more about this drug, including dosing guidelines and a list of side effects that may occur with treatment. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)