FDA-approved generic provides cost-effective option for treating cancer


Cyclophosphamide is now available from Fresenius Kabi. (Credit: Business Wire)

Fresenius Kabi announced today it has introduced Cyclophosphamide for Injection, USP, a generic substitute for Cytoxan, for use in treating several forms of cancer. Now available in the U.S., Cyclophosphamide for Injection, USP is the newest addition to Fresenius Kabi’s broad portfolio of generic oncology injectables that help make cancer therapies more affordable and accessible.

“The introduction of Cyclophosphamide for Injection adds another critical treatment to our broad and leading oncology portfolio that offers lower-cost options for treating cancer,” said John Ducker, president and CEO of Fresenius Kabi USA.

Supplied as a 500mg, 1g, and 2g single-dose vials of lyophilized powder, the drug can be administered intravenously or orally. Fresenius Kabi offers all lyophilized presentations of cyclophosphamide currently in the market. Cyclophosphamide for Injection, USP is available through distributors or direct from Fresenius Kabi.

Source: Company Press Release