Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastic Agents are used in the treatment of Insulinoma?

Updated: May 31, 2020
  • Author: Zonera Ashraf Ali, MBBS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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Antineoplastic Agents

These agents inhibit cell growth and proliferation.

Streptozocin (Zanosar)

Has high affinity for neuroendocrine cells, inhibits cell proliferation, and is cytolytic. Interferes with normal function of DNA by alkylation and protein modification.

Temozolomide (Temodar)

Orally active alkylating agent; may be considered in the treatment of metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. 


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