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Drugs for Treatment of Brain Tumor

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Brain Tumor'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Brain Tumor. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
Click on a medication below to view details including brand names, prices, dosages, side effects, and administration guidelines.
A FAQ section has been added for each medication, addressing popular customer inquiries that provides a deeper insight into its use for Brain Tumor management.
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Brain Tumor

Brain tumors are the abnormal growth of brain cells that may be benign or metastatic. Brain tumors account for about 2.4% of all the tumor diagnosesandare most challenging due to their critically delicate location.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Brain Tumor

Carmustine



Carmustine is an anti-cancer drug, prescribed for certain types of cancers like multiple myeloma, brain tumor, Hodgkin’s and non – Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Cerliponase Alfa



Cerliponase alfa is recombinant human tripeptidyl peptidase-1 enzyme (TPP1) which is required for normal brain development.

Trade Names :
Brineura
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Citicoline



Citicoline is a psychostimulant/nootropic, prescribed for Parkinson's disease, cerebrovascular disorders and head injury.

Trade Names :
Cicolin FC | Clinaxon | Strolin | Nexcolin (100 mg) | Ceeti -500 | Citinova | Neurospark Tab | Mycostar | Neuroton Tablet | Metalin
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Cyclophosphamide



Cyclophosphamide is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for many types of cancers like lymphatic cancer, cancer of white blood cells and plasma cells, etc,.

Trade Names :
Oncophos | Cyphos | Cycrame | Oncomide | Ledoxan | Endoxan - Asta | Cycloxan | Cydoxan | Ledoxan | Endoxan - Asta
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Dinutuximab



Dinutuximab (Unituxin) is a monoclonal antibody which is prescribed for the treatment of a certain type of brain tumor in the nerve cells (neuroblastoma) of children.

Etoposide



Etoposide is an anti-cancer agent, prescribed for lung cancer and testicular cancer.

Trade Names :
Eside Inj | Etosid | Actitop (50 mg) | Eside (50 mg) | Posid (50 mg) | Etosid | Etolon (50 mg) | Toposide (50 mg) | Etosid Cap (100 mg) | Lastet 50mg
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Everolimus



Everolimus is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for kidney cancer, pancreatic cancer, brain tumor(astrocytoma), hormone-receptor–positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women and prevents organ rejection in kidney therapy.

Lomustine



Lomustine is an alkylating agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer.

Trade Names :
Lustine | VHB- NU | Lomuwin | Lomustine | Lomustine (GSK) (40mg)
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Mannitol



Mannitol is an osmotic diuretic, prescribed for increased intracranial pressure, eye pressure, to maintain urine flow in kidney failure patients, and promotion of urinary excretion of toxic materials.

Trade Names :
Manitol | Mannitol | Mannitol (350ml) | Mannitol 10% | Mannitol 20% | Mannitol IV | Neurotol -M | Neurogyl IV | Manogyl | Kratol
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Methotrexate



Methotrexate is an antimetabolite, curative in choriocarcinoma (cancer of the tissue that normally would develop into placenta).

Trade Names :
Methotrexate |   Oncotrex | Caditrex | Alltrex | Trex | Throtex | Mtx 2.5mg | Zexate | Remtrex | Cytotrex
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Nimotuzumab



Nimotuzumab is a monoclonal antibody and an endothelial growth factor receptor (EGRF) antagonist.

Trade Names :
Biomab EGFR
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Polifeprosan 20 with Carmustine



Polifeprosan 20 with Carmustine is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for brain cancer along with other procedures.

Temozolomide



Temozolomide is an anticancer agent, used for brain cancers i.e. anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme. It is also used for treating melanoma.

Trade Names :
Temolon (100 mg) | Glioz | Temolon (20 mg) | Glioz (20 mg) | Temolon (250 mg) | Glioz (250 mg) | Temolon | Temoside | Glioz (20mg) | Glioz (100mg)
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