Leukemia Home > What Is Busulfan Used For?
- Treatment of polycythemia vera, a bone marrow disease associated with abnormally high levels of red blood cells
- Treatment of thrombocytosis (abnormally high platelet counts)
- Treatment of myelofibrosis (a disease of the bone marrow)
- Treatment of ovarian cancer
- Prior to bone marrow transplantation (the injectable form of busulfan, Busulfex®, is approved for this use).