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Drugs for Chemotherapy


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Chemotherapy. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Chemotherapy

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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Avelumab

Avelumab is a programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) blocking antibody which is prescribed to treat adult and pediatric patients of 12 years and older who suffer from advanced Merkel-cell carcinoma that has spread to other parts of the body.

Blinatumomab

Blinatumomab is used to treat B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer of the white blood cells in adult patients and children.

Busulphan

Busulphan is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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Ceritinib

Ceritinib is used as a first-line treatment to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a most common type of lung cancer in adult patients whose cancer has moved to other body parts.

Cetuximab

Cetuximab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for certain types of head, neck, and colorectal cancer.

Copanlisib

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

Cyclizine

Cyclizine is a histamine H1 inhibitor prescribed for adults and children 6 years and above for the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused due to • Motion sickness • Surgeries • Drugs like narcotic analgesics and by general anaesthetics given in the post-operative period • Radiotherapy, especially for breast cancer • Menière's disease and other forms of vestibular disturbance (rarely) Cyclizine was discovered in 1947.

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.

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.

Ixazomib

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

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

Mogamulizumab-kpkc

Mogamulizumab-kpkc is used to treat mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome in adult patients whose disease condition returns after treatment with at least one prescribed chemotherapy regimen.

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.

Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk

Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk is prescribed to treat Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL) in adult patients who had treatment failure with at least two treatments or whose cancer returned after chemotherapy.

Nimotuzumab

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

Niraparib is prescribed as a maintenance treatment in adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer who show a complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy.

Obinutuzumab

Obinutuzumab is prescribed to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in combination with chlorambucil in adult patients who have not been previously treated for CLL.

Olaparib

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.

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.

Ramucirumab

Ramucirumab is used to treat stomach cancer or cancer at the junction of the stomach and esophagus, in patients with advanced or cancer that has migrated to other body parts.

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 and Uracil

Tegafur and uracil combination drugs are used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer, a condition in which the cancer cells have moved to other body parts in adult patients.

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.

Vindesine

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

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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