Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastic agents, Miscellaneous are used in the treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome?

Updated: Jul 24, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Antineoplastic agents, Miscellaneous

Agents in this class inhibit cell growth and proliferation.

Arsenic trioxide (Trisenox)

May cause DNA fragmentation and damage or degrade the fusion protein PML-RAR alpha. Use only in patients that have relapsed or are refractory to retinoid or anthracycline chemotherapy.


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