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Drugs for Chemotherapy


List of drugs used to treat vaious types of cancer
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Generic and Trade Names of Chemotherapy Drugs

Acalabrutinib

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.

Alectinib

Alectinib is prescribed for the treatment of a certain type (anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive) of non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
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Copanlisib

Copanlisib injection is prescribed to treat relapsed follicular lymphoma in adult patients who have been already treated with two prior systemic therapies.

Duvelisib

Duvelisib is prescribed for treatment-resistant chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) and follicular lymphoma (FL) in adult patients.

Enasidenib

Enasidenib is an isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 inhibitor.
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Fosnetupitant and Palonosetron

Fosnetupitant and Palonosetron combination is prescribed along with dexamethasone for adult patients to prevent nausea and vomiting who are under highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.

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.

Larotrectinib

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

Molgramostim

Molgramostim is an immune stimulator which is prescribed to correct neutropenia -the condition that causes low levels of neutrophils - following a high dose chemotherapy regimen or bone marrow transplantation.

Osimertinib

Osimertinib tablets are prescribed for non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

Panobinostat

Panobinostat capsules are used in combination with drugs such as bortezomib and dexamethasone, to treat multiple myeloma.

Rolapitant

Rolapitant is prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting that occurs after several days in adult patients who undergo cancer chemotherapy.

Talimogene laherparepvec

Talimogene laherparepvec is an oncolytic (against cancer) virus which is genetically modified to treat non-operable local skin lesions in patients with recurrent melanoma after the initial surgery.

Tegafur, Gimeracil, Oteracil

Tegafur, gimeracil, and oteracil combination drugs are used along with cisplatin to treat advanced stomach cancer or unresectable cancer (gastric cancer that cannot be removed completely by surgery) in adult patients.

Uridine triacetate

Uridine triacetate an agent that protects from harmful effects of chemotherapy and is called a chemo protectant.

Vinflunine

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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