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Drugs for Treatment of Women and Cancer

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

Amifostine



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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Anastrozole



Anastrozole is a non-steroidal inhibitor used with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation, to treat early breast cancer in women who have experienced menopause.

Trade Names :
Armotraz | Altraz | Anabrez | Redest | Altrol | Femistra (1 mg) | Anatero (1 mg) | Femitraz (1 mg) | Armilon (1 mg) | Stazonex (1 mg)
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Axicabtagene Ciloleucel



Axicabtagene Ciloleucel is used for the treatment of adults with various recurrent or refractory (resistant to treatment) large B-cell lymphomas like diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, high-grade B-cell lymphoma, and DLBCL arising from follicular lymphoma after trying at least two other kinds of treatment.

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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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Carboplatin



Carboplatin is prescribed for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Trade Names :
Karplat | Karplat (10 mg) | Blastocarb | Womastin | Biocarb (15 ml) | Niscarbo | Blastoplatin | Ducarb | Oncocarbin AQ | Carboplan
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Cisplatin



Cisplatin is a platinum-based chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian cancer, bladder cancer and metastatic testicular tumors either alone or with other medications.

Trade Names :
Cisplatin | Cisplatin (10 mg) | Cisplatin (50 mg) |   Cisplatinum Korea | Cisplatinum Korea (50 mg) | Cisteen | Duplat | Duplat (50 mg) | Kemoplat (50 mg) | Oncoplatin-AQ
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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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Dactinomycin



Dactinomycin is a cytotoxic chemotherapy, prescribed for Wilm's tumor, Ewing’s sarcoma and testicular cancer.

Trade Names :
Cosmegen | Dacmozen | Dactino | Dactinoget
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Docetaxel



Docetaxel is an anti-cancer agent, mainly used for the treatment of breast, ovarian, gastric cancer, head and neck cancer, prostate cancer and non-small cell lung cancer either alone or with other medications.

Trade Names :
Docespera | Docemax 20 mg | Docemax 120 mg | Docecad (20mg/1mL) | Docecad (80mg/2mL) | Docecad (120mg/3mL) | Docetere (20mg/0.5mL) | Docetere (80mh/2mL) | Docetere (120mg/3mL) | Taxotere (20mg/mL)
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Doxorubicin



Doxorubicin is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic, prescribed for treating various types of cancer.

Trade Names :
Doxolem | Tevadox | Doxorubicin | Adrosal |    Duxocin |    Duxocin | Adriamycin (50 mg) | Adrim | Adrim (2 mg) | Cardia
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Duvelisib



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

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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Exemestane



Exemestane is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women who are no longer responsive to anti-estrogen therapy.

Trade Names :
Xcel 25mg Tablet | Aromasin | Xtane | Exeget
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Fluoxymesterone



Fluoxymesterone is an androgenic hormone, prescribed for male hypogonadism, delayed puberty in males and for breast cancer treatment in women.

Ifosfamide



Ifosfamide is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for certain types of cancer (breast cancer, lymph cancer, lung cancer) in combination with other medicines.

Trade Names :
Ifocip | Ipamide | Holoxan | Isoxan | Ifos | Ifoneon | Ifosfamide | Celofos | Celofos | Ifos
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Ixabepilone



Ixabepilone is prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with capecitabine.

Letrozole



Letrozole is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications.

Trade Names :
Lets | Shantroz | Letzol | Letz | Letocor | Oreta | Trozet | Zaronil | Feofar | Femara
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Medroxyprogesterone



Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin hormone, prescribed for menstrual problems, breast cancer and prevention of pregnancy.

Trade Names :
Megestone | Empeea | Modus | Regeeva |    Dub | Deviry | Parlutal | Meprate | Litmus - 10 |   Deviry (10 mg)
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Megestrol



Megestrol is a progesterone derivative, prescribed for breast cancer, uterine cancer, loss of appetite, physical wasting, or unexplained significant weight loss in patients with diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Trade Names :
Endace (160 mg) | Endace -40
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Melphalan



Melphalan is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for multiple myeloma, melanoma, and ovarian carcinoma.

Trade Names :
Alkacel | Alkacel (5 mg) | Alkacel (50 mg) | Alkeran | Alkeran (5 mg) | Alkeran (50 mg) | Melfalax 2 gm | Melfalax 5 gm | Alkeran (2mg) | Alkeran (5mg)
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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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Paclitaxel



Paclitaxel is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian and breast cancer.

Trade Names :
Celtax | Dutaxel (30 mg) | Neotaxl | Petaxel | Paclicare | Resoxel | Cytax | Cantaxel | Paclinis | Pacliron
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Tamoxifen



Tamoxifen is an antiestrogen, prescribed for breast cancer.

Trade Names :
Mamofen | Caditam | Valodex | Tamoxifen | Tamodex | Oncomox | Tomifen | Tevafen | Oncotam | Nolvadex
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Thiotepa



Thiotepa is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovary or breast cancer.

Trade Names :
Tespamin
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Topotecan



Topotecan is a topoisomerase type I inhibitor, prescribed for ovarian or lung cancer that do not respond well to other types of cancer treatment.

Trade Names :
Topotel | Cantop | Topotel (4 mg) | Cantop (2.5mg)
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Trabectedin



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

Trastuzumab



Trastuzumab is a monoclonal antibody, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications.

Trade Names :
Herceptin Infusion
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Vinblastine



Vinblastine is an anti-microtubule agent, prescribed for Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and testicular cancer.

Trade Names :
Vblastin | Cytoblastin
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