Disease Information for Pipobroman (Vercyte) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Fetal anomaly
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alkylating agents (example)
DRUG/Chemotherapeutics/cancer drugs/etc (category)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Piperazine 1 4 bis(3 bromo 1 oxopropyl), Pipobroman, Pipobroman (substance), PIPOBROMAN PREPARATION, Brand name/Vercyte (Pipobroman)
Definition

Primarily an Antineoplastic cancer chemotherapy drug. Alkylating agents interfere with methylation of DNA in mitosis, inhibits cell division. Speciality use only is recommended; a dangerous class of drugs with predictable bone marrow suppression often.

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