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Cytoxan vs Methotrexate for Breast Cancer

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Other name: Cyclophosphamide (Cyclophosphamide)
Other name: Trexall (Trexall)
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Cyclophosphamide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Endoxan, Cytoxan, Neosar, Procytox, Revimmune), also known as cytophosphane, is a nitrogen mustard alkylating antineoplastic agent, from the oxazophorine...
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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolite and antifolate drug. It is used in treatment of cancer, autoimmune diseases, ectopic pregnancy, and for the induction...
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Cyclophosphamide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Endoxan, Cytoxan, Neosar, Procytox, Revimmune), also known as cytophosphane, is a nitrogen mustard alkylating antineoplastic agent, from the oxazophorine...
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Methotrexate (International Nonproprietary Name) , abbreviated MTX and formerly known as amethopterin, is an antimetabolite and antifolate drug. It is used in treatment of cancer, autoimmune diseases, ectopic pregnancy, and for the induction...
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benefits of chemo, but no side effects like the IV cytoxin
" I have had methotrexate and it did nothing for me. I have had Imuran, ...becoming Medicare effective) So neuro put me on oral cytoxin. I get the benefits of chemo, but no side effects like the... "

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treatment was with 5fu, cytoxin and Methotrexate. I...
" ...was quite tolerable.  My treatment was with 5fu, cytoxin and Methotrexate.  I was given medicine in my IV before the treatment to qwell nausea.  I did have mouth sores and  digestive issues and was... "

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feeding tube. It took the big guns-cytoxan- to get that u...
" ...able to walk further with less muscle pain and muscle fatigue on ...back to bed. I am also on methotrexate. About 4 years ago I had severe gastroparesis and needed a feeding tube. It took the big... "

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as anyone been on cytoxan and methotraxate? I'd l...
" ...I have Stage I Breast cancer. ER/PR , no node involvement. Had lumpectomy and re-excision surgery. Oncotype test score of 25. Now they are recommending cytoxan orally for 26 weeks, and methotrexate... "

have to decide. Methotrexate seems to be the drug of choice...
" ...prednisone is one of the drugs used to ease symptoms however Cytoxan (ctx) is the heavy hitter ...rewards. That is what we have to decide. Methotrexate seems to be the drug of choice these days however.... "

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got my first UTI) and then cytoxan, I've been nothing b...
" Hi Sadie, I was on methotrexate for 3 years and never had problems working around germ infected places as long as I took the proper precautions. During this time I ...Imuran for a month (got my first... "

did not tapper, we just stopped and switched to methotrexate...
" I was on cytoxen for year and I did not tapper, we just stopped and switched to methotrexate. I... "

are the risks with long term use. (I'm now on methotrexate...
" Al, isn't it still true that RTX is very, very expensive and not always approved by insurance? Cytoxan worked very well for... "

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I was on Methotrexate for a couple of years. The specialist...
" I was on Methotrexate for a couple of years. ...lung involvement, they said that methotrexate can cause lung damage. I am now on cytoxin... "

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second chemo treatment (Cytoxan, Methotrexate and 5-FU.)....
" ...had my second chemo treatment (Cytoxan, Methotrexate and 5-FU.). Have taken very little nausea meds,but having a difficult  time with constipation.  Senna Tabs and Polyethylenne Glycol aren't... "

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