Cytotoxic Antibiotics and Related Substances
- Cytotoxic Antibiotics and Related Substances
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Drug Drug Description Bleomycin A chemotherapy agent used to treat various malignancies, including head and neck malignancy, lymphoma, and testicular tumors, among others. Mitomycin An antimetabolite used as an adjunct to ab externo (outside approach) eye surgeries for the treatment of glaucoma and used as a chemotherapeutic agent for various malignancies. Valrubicin An anthracycline used intravesically in the treatment of BCG-resistant bladder carcinoma. Epirubicin An anthracycline topoisomerase II inhibitor used as an adjuvant to treating axillary node metastases in patients who have undergone surgical resection of primary breast cancer. Daunorubicin An anthracycline aminoglycoside used to induce remission of nonlymphocytic leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia. Dactinomycin An actinomycin used to treat a wide variety of cancers. Doxorubicin A medication used to treat various cancers, including AIDS-associated Kaposi's Sarcoma and metastatic cancers. Idarubicin An anthracycline antineoplastic agent used to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults. Mitoxantrone A chemotherapeutic agent used for the treatment of secondary progressive, progressive relapsing, or worsening relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Ixabepilone A microtubule inhibitor administered in combination with capecitabine or alone in the treatment of metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer that has shown inadequate response to taxanes and anthracyclines. Pixantrone An antineoplastic agent use to treat patients with relapsed or refractory aggressive Non-Hodgkin B-cell Lymphomas (NHL). Amrubicin Investigated for use/treatment in lung cancer . Plicamycin For the treatment of testicular cancer, as well as hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria associated with a variety of advanced forms of cancer. Pirarubicin Not Annotated Aclarubicin Not Annotated Zorubicin Zorubicin is a drug of the anthracycline class - a class of medications that have historically demonstrated effective chemotherapy for a variety of cancer types.
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