masoprocol


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masoprocol

(məsō´prəkol),
n brand name: Actinex;
drug class: antineoplastic (topical);
action: inhibits lipoxygenase;
use: actinic keratosis.
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TABLE 1: Plant-derived natural products approved for therapeutic use Trade name/Year Generic name Plant species of introduction Indication Artemisinin Artemisia annua Artemisinin-1987 Malaria treatment Capsaicin Capsicum annuum Qutenza-2010 Postherpetic neuralgia Galantamine Galanthus Razadyne-2001 Dementia caucasicus associated with ALZ Ingenol Euphorbia peplus Picato-2012 Actinic mebutate keratosis Paclitaxel Taxus brevifolia Taxol-1993 Cancer Abraxane-2005 chemotherapy Nanoxel-2007 Masoprocol Larrea tridentata Actinex-1992 Cancer chemotherapy Source: Atanasov et al.
5% masoprocol cream once-a-day for up to twelve weeks.
Accordingly, a new stable formulation of masoprocol creams has been developed, which will be tested to determine if this new formulation will reduce the dermal side effects to an acceptable level.