US Brand Name(s): Ceflatonin, Synribo
Use in Cancer Treatment
Omacetaxine mepesuccinate is to treat the following conditions:
Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a kind of cancer that affects the blood cells. This is for individuals with chronic phase or accelerated phase illness for whom tyrosine kinase inhibitors will not be effective or who have grown worse after taking at least two of them.
Omacetaxine mepesuccinate is also under research for use in the treatment of various cancers.
Detailed scientific definition – Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary
Omacetaxine Mepesuccinate – MedlinePlus Information
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