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
Nausea, Rash, Anemia, Dermatitis, Diarrhoea, Increased uric acid level in blood, Jaundice, Stomatitis, Loss of appetite, Reduced blood platelets, Vomiting
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