mitoxantrone hydrochloride

mitoxantrone hydrochloride
A synthetic anti-neoplastic used intravenously in the initial therapy for acute nonlymphocytic leukemia in adults.

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mi·to·xan·trone hy·dro·chlo·ride (mi″to-zanґtrōn) [USP] a DNA-intercalating agent of the anthracenedione family that causes cross-links and strand breaks and is a topoisomerase inhibitor; used as an antineoplastic agent for the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia and the palliative treatment of advanced hormone-refractory prostate cancer. It is also used to reduce the frequency and severity of relapses in patients with secondary multiple sclerosis. Administered intravenously.

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