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Tioguanine

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Uses

Tioguanine is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, testicular cancer., breast cancer, non-hodgkin lymphoma (nhl), blood cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer and urinary bladder cancer.

How it works

Tioguanine interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

Common side effects

Bone marrow failure, Gastrointestinal disorder, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hepatomegaly, Increased liver enzymes, Increased uric acid level in urine, Increased bilirubin in the blood

Available Medicine

  • ₹300
    Vhb Life Sciences Inc
    1 variant(s)

Content on this page was last updated on 07 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)