mitoxantrone

A drug used to treat advanced prostate cancer that does not respond to hormones, adult acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, and advanced or chronic multiple sclerosis. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. It belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. Also called Novantrone.

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  • Mitoxantrone — Systematic (IUPAC) name 1,4 dihydroxy 5,8 bis[2 (2 hydroxyethylamino) ethylamino] anthracene 9,10 dione Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • Mitoxantrone — Structure chimique du mitoxantrone Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mitoxantrone — ● mitoxantrone nom féminin Molécule synthétique utilisée en chimiothérapie anticancéreuse, ayant un pouvoir antimitotique puissant avec une faible toxicité pour l organisme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mitoxantrone — noun A particular drug used in chemotherapy …   Wiktionary

  • mitoxantrone — mi·to·xan·trone .mīt ō zan .trōn n an antineoplastic drug that is used in the form of its dihydrochloride C22H28N4O6·2HCl either alone or in combination in the treatment of some leukemias and carcinomas * * * n. a cytotoxic drug used in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • mitoxantrone — n. an anthracycline antibiotic used in the treatment of certain cancers, including breast cancer, leukaemia, and lymphomas. Side effects are usually mild. Trade names: Novantrone, Onkotrone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • mitoxantrone hydrochloride — A synthetic anti neoplastic used intravenously in the initial therapy for acute nonlymphocytic leukemia in adults. * * * mi·to·xan·trone hy·dro·chlo·ride (mi″to zanґtrōn) [USP] a DNA intercalating agent of the anthracenedione family… …   Medical dictionary

  • Митоксантрон (Mitoxantrone) — лекарственное вещество; применяется для лечения некоторых видов злокачественных опухолей, в том числе рака молочной железы, лейкемии и лимфом. Побочные эффекты обычно бывают выражены слабо. Торговое название: новантрон (Novantrone). Источник:… …   Медицинские термины

  • 65271-80-9 — Mitoxantrone Mitoxantrone Structure chimique du mitoxantrone Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 70476-82-3 — Mitoxantrone Mitoxantrone Structure chimique du mitoxantrone Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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