This medication is prescribed for the treatment of ovarian cancer. It contains platinum; stops the growth of cancer cells.
This medication is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer.
This medication is an antimetabolite, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as colon, rectal, breast, stomach and pancreatic cancer.
This medication is an antiemetic, prescribed for nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy drugs.
This medication is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.
Mesna is prescribed as a preventive medicine to reduce the risk of hemorrhagic cystitis
caused by the chemotherapy drugs ifosfamide and cyclophosphamide.
Hemorrhagic cystitis is a condition characterized by bleeding from the bladder. Mesna works by detoxifying the metabolites of the above drugs that cause hemorrhagic cystitis in the urine.
Some preparations of mesna have been used to break thick mucus of the respiratory tract.
This medication is an antimetabolite, curative in choriocarcinoma (cancer of the tissue that normally would develop into placenta). It is also used in other cancers like blood, breast and lung cancers. It is also used to suppress immunity in conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
This medication is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for adenocarcinoma (cancer of the stomach or pancreas) either alone or with other medications.
This medication is a bisphosphonate, primarily used for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. It is also used for Paget's disease and osteoporosis caused by steroid treatment. It reduces the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.