Drugs for Treatment of Cancer Pain

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Cancer Pain'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Cancer Pain. 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.
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Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Cancer Pain


Acalabrutinib is prescribed to treat a type of blood cancer called mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in adult patients who are already treated with one chemotherapy medication.

Acetaminophen or Paracetamol

Acetaminophen or paracetamol helps to reduce fever and to relieve a headache with mild to moderate pain.

Trade Names :
Temptal | Ultramol | Tempros (500 mg) | Amidol | Ultragin | Ifimol | Indamol | Dolo (500 mg) | Crocin Quik | P -500
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• Afatinib is prescribed as a first-line treatment to treat non-small cell lung cancer, a specific type of lung cancer that has moved to nearby tissues or other body parts in patients who have specific non-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations detected by an FDA-approved test



Alpelisib is an anticancer drug that is indicated for the treatment of advanced or metastatic breast cancer in postmenopausal women and men.


Amifostine is a cytoprotective agent, prescribed for preventing kidney damage due to chemotherapy and reducing the mouth dryness due to radiation therapy.

Trade Names :
Amfos | Cytofos | M Fost | Amiphos | Ethyol | Naprofos | Ethyol (500mg)
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Belantamab is an anticancer agent indicated for the treatment of adults with multiple myeloma-A type of skin cancer.



Brigatinib is an anticancer drug which is prescribed to treat patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for patients who have progressed with or experience side effects with crizotinib, another drug used to treat the cancer


Ceritinib is used as a first-line treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Chromic Phosphate p32

Chromic Phosphate p32 is a radiopharmaceutical agent, prescribed for peritoneal or pleural effusions caused by metastatic disease, cancer.



Enasidenib is an isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 inhibitor.

Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film

Fentanyl Buccal Soluble Film is a narcotic (opioid) analgesic, prescribed for breakthrough cancer pain in adults.

Fentanyl Skin Patches

Fentanyl Skin Patches is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for severe pain.

Fentanyl Sublingual Tablets

Fentanyl Sublingual Tablets is a narcotic (opioid) analgesic, prescribed for breakthrough pain in adult cancer patients, who are tolerant to opioid therapy.


Gilteritinib is an anticancer drug approved for treating adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a specific gene (FLT3) mutation.


Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever.

Trade Names :
Ibupal | Ibular | Bren | Ibut-200 |   Bar | Fla-4 | Ibuprofen | Tricofen | Tricofen (400 mg) | Avibru
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Inotuzumab ozogamicin

Inotuzumab ozogamicin is a CD 22 - directed antibody-drug conjugate which is prescribed to treat adult patients suffering from relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of blood cancer

Interferon Alpha- Two B

Interferon Alpha- Two B is an antiviral drug, prescribed for chronic hepatitis B and C either alone or with other medications.


Ivosidenib tablets for oral use are prescribed to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML)


Ixazomib is used to treat multiple myeloma along with drugs lenalidomide and dexamethasone in adult patients who have already been treated with one therapy of cancer-treating medications


Larotrectinib is an anticancer agent that is indicated for the treatment of solid tumors in adults and children.


Lenograstim is a recombinant human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) used to reduce the risk of life-threatening infection in patients with neutropenia, particularly after cytotoxic chemotherapy.

Trade Names :
Granocyte (263mcg/1mg/500mg/20.01mg)
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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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Mechlorethamine is an alkylating agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer.


Morphine is a narcotic analgesic, prescribed for severe acute and chronic pain.

Trade Names :
Udidyne (340 ml) | Udidyne
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Olaparib is used as maintenance therapy in patients with high-grade cancers of the ovary, fallopian tubes (tubes that connect the ovaries with the uterus) and the peritoneum, a membrane that lines the abdominal cavity


Pexidartinib is an anticancer drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with tumors of joint called tenosynovial giant cell tumor who don’t respond to surgery.


Polatuzumab is used for treating a blood cancer named lymphoma in combination with other anticancer drugs among adult patients.


Relugolix is approved for treating adults with advanced prostate cancer.


Selumitinib is a kinase inhibitor approved for treating children aged above two years treatment of with Neuro-Fibromatosis Type 1 (NF1).


Trabectedin is an anticancer medicine prescribed to treat advanced soft tissue sarcoma such as liposarcoma, a cancer of fat cells and leiomyosarcoma, a cancer of smooth muscle tissue


Tramadol is an opioid analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain in adults.

Trade Names :
Eltram 50 DT | Bestodol (50mg) | Opigesic | Ondol (50 mg) | Tromy DT | Contradoc | Anatram (50mg) | Xtram | Painadol SR (50 mg) | Mandol DT
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Vindesine is used to treat several cancers such as leukemia, lymphomas, and some solid tumors such as breast cancer and lung cancer either as a single agent or in combination with other cancer-treating drugs


Vinflunine is prescribed to treat metastatic (cancer that has spread to other body parts) or advanced bladder cancer and cancer of the urinary tract in adult patients

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