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Drugs for Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Colorectal Cancer'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Colorectal Cancer. 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 Colorectal Cancer management.
We recommend consulting your doctor to verify the information presented on this page or for any additional clarifications.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Bevacizumab



Bevacizumab is used to treat certain types of advanced lung cancer.

Capecitabine



Capecitabine is an antimetabolite, prescribed for breast cancer and colorectal cancer.

Trade Names :
Capiibine | Xelocel | Xabine | Captabin | Naprocap | Capxcel | Capiibine (500 mg) | Capres (150 mg) | Capres | Capegard
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Cetuximab



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

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Fluorouracil



Fluorouracil is an antimetabolite, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as colon, rectal, breast, stomach and pancreatic cancer.

Trade Names :
Fluorouracil | Zypurin | Chemoflura (250 mg) | Fluonco | Fluracil | Oncourcil | 5 Fluro 250mg Injection | Florac | Florac (5 ml) | Fiveflurd
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Irinotecan



Irinotecan is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for colon or rectal cancer, either alone or in combination with other medications.

Trade Names :
Irnocam (100 mg) | Irinomil (5 ml) | Torsirin (100mg) | Irnocam | Irinotel | Torsirin | Irbest (100 mg) | Irbest (40 mg) | Irinotel (5 ml) | Irinotel
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Leucovorin



Leucovorin is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.

Trade Names :
Biovorin (5 ml) | Cafonate | Cafonate Injection | Calcium Leucovorin | Calcium Leucovorin | Calcium Leucovorin (2ml) | Calcium Leucovorin (5 ml) | Calicium Leucovorin | Calicium Leucovorin (3 mg) | Calicium Leucovorin (5 ml)
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Levamisole



Levamisole is an anthelminthic and immunomodulator, prescribed for cancer treatment and also used for roundworm infection.

Trade Names :
Dewormis (150 mg) | Vermisol (150 mg) | Levomol (150 mg) | L Vin | Levasol | ELD -150 | Anthelnil | Leris | Vapal | Dicaris
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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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Oxaliplatin



Oxaliplatin is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for colorectal cancer either alone or with other medications.

Trade Names :
Celdach | Resox | Oxalispera | Glenoxal | Oxyrea (50 mg) | Zildox | Oxalycare | Xplatin | Oxamil | Oxoplan
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Panitumumab Injection



Panitumumab Injection is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for colon or rectal cancer.

Regorafenib



Regorafenib is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) in patients who have been previously treated with fluoropyrimidine- oxaliplatin-and irinotecan-based chemotherapy.

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

Trifluridine and Tipiracil



Trifluridine and tipiracil are used in combination to treat colorectal cancer in adult patients whose cancer condition has spread to other body parts or who cannot tolerate other cancer treatments

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