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procarbazine

 [pro-kahr´bah-zēn]
an antineoplastic agent used primarily in combination with mechlorethamine, vincristine, and prednisone in the regimen called MOPP for treatment of advanced Hodgkin's disease; it also has activity against non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and brain tumors.

procarbazine

/pro·car·ba·zine/ (pro-kahr´bah-zēn) an alkylating agent used as the hydrochloride salt as an antineoplastic, primarily in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease.

procarbazine

(prō-kär′bə-zēn)
n.
A potent antineoplastic drug, C12H19N3O, used in its hydrochloride form in combination with other drugs to treat advanced Hodgkin lymphoma.

MOPP

A 4-drug chemotherapy regimen for stage-III Hodgkin lymphoma.
 
Adverse effects
Sterility, nausea, vomiting, immunosuppression, increased infections, myelosuppression, myelodysplasia, ANLL.

procarbazine

Matulane® Oncology An alkylating therapeutic used as part of a multi-drug treatment for Hodgkin's disease Adverse effects BM suppression, N&V, neuropathy, confusion, swelling. See Hodgkins disease.

procarbazine

An anticancer drug used especially in the treatment of LYMPHOMAS. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Natulan.

procarbazine

antitumour agent used in the control of Hodgkin's disease; inhibits action of hepatic microsomes, especially cytochrome P450

procarbazine

an antineoplastic agent that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of DNA, RNA and protein.
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Certain agents have been identified as particularly gonadotoxic to the testes, including the alkalating agents procarbazine, cisplatinum and vinblastine.
In the acute ovarian failure of childhood cancer survivor study [36] that included 3309 childhood cancer survivors, exposure to more than 1000 cGy ovarian radiation, age and treatment with cyclophosphamide or procarbazine were found as independent risk factors for development of POF in a multivariable logistic regression model.
An increase in the anticoagulant effect of warfarin was observed in patients on carboplatin, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, etoposide, 5-fluorouracil, gemcitabine, ifosfamide, methotrexate, procarbazine, tamoxifen, and vincristine.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2005 for refractory AA in patients who have experienced disease progression on a drug regimen containing nitrosurea and procarbazine, and for the treatment of newly diagnosed GBM in combination with radiotherapy and then as maintenance therapy.
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The agents must be either lipophilic, such as procarbazine, or given in high enough doses to penetrate the CNS (e.
The treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is dominated by the combination of generic drugs like doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine, mechlorethamine, etoposide, vincristine, prednisone, cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, chlorambucil, methylprednisolone, cytarabine, cisplatin and dexamethasone.
And its implementing acts (excluding drugs on the import target set out in the packages - Package 52 Lomustine, 66 procarbazine package, Package 70 Thalidomidum).
This product is the generic equivalent to Temodar (temozolomide), indicated for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme concomitantly with radiotherapy and then as maintenance treatment and refractory anaplastic astrocytoma patients who have experienced disease progression on a drug regimen containing nitrosourea and procarbazine.
Treatment of patients with HL was based on adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine or on bleomycin, etoposide, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, procarbazine, and prednisone regimens.
The most commonly used chemotherapy drugs have been alkylating agents, such as procarbazine (Matulane), temozolomide (Temodar), and the nitrosureas, carmustine (BCNU) and lomustine (CCNU).