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Breast Cancer (malignant breast neoplasm) is cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk duct (...
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Cytoxan
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Methotrexate
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
" ...have had methotrexate and it did nothing for me. I have had ...becoming Medicare effective) So neuro put me on oral cytoxin. I get the benefits of chemo, but no side effects like the IV cytox... "

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

were your symptoms? Whenever I have shortness of breath...
" ...start you with cytoxan first? What were your symptoms? Whenever I have shortness of breath I call my ...the Cleveland Clinic, I live in South Carolina. Methotrexate works pretty fast. Methot... "

Has anyone been on cytoxan and methotraxate? I'd...
" ...lumpectomy and re-excision surgery. Oncotype test score of 25. Now they are recommending cytoxan orally for 26 weeks, and methotrexate intravenously 26 weeks, followed by radiation and tamoxifen.... "

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

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(got my first UTI) and then cytoxan, I've been nothing...
" ...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 ...month (got my first UTI) and then cytoxan, ... "

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

are the risks with long term use. (I'm now on methotrexate...
" ...very, very expensive and not always approved by insurance? Cytoxan worked very well for me, though of course there are the... "

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

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second chemo treatment (Cytoxan, Methotrexate and 5-FU.)....
" ...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 working for... "

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