Busulfan (byoo-SUL-fan) is a drug, which is used to treat blood cancers. It reduces the number of blood cells. It is a clear liquid that is injected slowly into a vein.
Common Side Effects
- Hair loss is rare with busulfan. Colour or texture may change. If hair loss does occur, your hair will grow back once you stop the treatment.
- Your skin may darken after you have taken busulfan for a while. This occurs most often in pressure areas such as elbows, knees and skin creases.
Printable Drug Information
Click here, to view and print a complete description of busulfan and its side effects and management from the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual©.