Which medications are used in the management of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL)?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: Lauren C Pinter-Brown, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The following agents are used in the management of CTCL:

  • Antineoplastics (eg, chlorambucil, vorinostat, methotrexate, etoposide, romidepsin, denileukin diftitox, carmustine, mechlorethamine, bexarotene)

  • Immunomodulators (eg, IFN-α 2b)

  • Monoclonal antibody antineoplastics (eg, alemtuzumab)

  • Topical skin products (eg, Imiquimod 5% cream, topical mechlorethamine)

  • Retinoid-like agents (eg, alitretinoin, tazarotene gel)

  • Corticosteroids (eg, prednisone, prednisolone)

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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