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    Thiotepa

    Information about Thiotepa

    Thiotepa uses

    Thiotepa is used in the treatment of brain tumor, breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer.
    It is used in combination with other cancer medicine during hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT).

    How thiotepa works

    Thiotepa works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

    Common side effects of thiotepa

    Mucosal inflammation, Anemia, Reduced blood platelets, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)

    Available Medicine for Thiotepa

    No medicine available

    Content on this page was last updated on 26 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)