Items Tagged ‘purixan’

July 29th, 2015

Mercaptopurine

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Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Mercaptopurine Trade Name: Purixan™ For which conditions is this drug approved? Purixan is approved for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as part of a combination maintenance therapy regimen. What is the mechanism of action? Purixan belongs to a group of drugs called nucleoside metabolic inhibitors, or antimetabolites. […]

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July 29th, 2015

Purixan™

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Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Mercaptopurine Trade Name: Purixan™ For which conditions is this drug approved? Purixan is approved for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as part of a combination maintenance therapy regimen. What is the mechanism of action? Purixan belongs to a group of drugs called nucleoside metabolic inhibitors, or antimetabolites. […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Drug Dictionary, mercaptopurine, P, purixan