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Who Should Not Take Busulfan?

You should not take busulfan if you:
 
  • Do not yet have a firm diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia, although there may be times this medication is used off-label for other reasons.
     
  • Are allergic to Myleran, busulfan, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which busulfan should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before using it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with busulfan that may apply to you.
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