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Ifosfamide is a (DNB Dec 2012)
Ans. A alkylating agent
Ifosfamide alkylating agent
- Ifosfamide is a synthetic isomer cyclophosphamide. The drug is activated by hydroxylation in liver. Importantly, it is not a metabolite of cyclophosphamide.
- The drug is used for reproductive cancers, sarcomas and blood cancers. It causes greater neurotoxicity and cystitis than cyclophosphamide