Use of Romidepsin in Cancer Treatment

US Brand Name(s) for Romidepsin: Istodax

Use in Cancer Treatment

Experts have authorized Romidepsin to treat the following conditions: Adults with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma who have already had at least one prior form of systemic treatment.

Romidepsin is also being researched for use in the treatment of various cancers.

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary – Detailed scientific definition 

Romidepsin Facts on MedlinePlus – A summary of key information regarding this medication in layman’s terms, which may contain the following:

Cautions about this medicine; what are its uses and how to use it; what you should tell your doctor before taking it; things you should know about it before using it; other drugs that might interact with it; and possible negative effects.

Experts frequently investigate drugs to see whether they can treat or prevent conditions other than those with authorization. This patient information leaflet only covers authorized uses of the medications. However, much of the material might also apply to unapproved uses under research or investigation.