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Medications for Kaposi's Sarcoma

Drugs associated with Kaposi's Sarcoma

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Kaposi's Sarcoma: A type of vascular cancer characterised by soft purple nodules that usually develop first on the feet and then slowly spread across the skin.This cancer is most often found in people with compromised immune systems, such as AIDS patients.

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Doxil Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: doxorubicin liposomal systemic

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

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Taxol Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: paclitaxel systemic

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

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Intron A Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: interferon alfa-2b systemic

Drug class: antineoplastic interferons

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Panretin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: alitretinoin topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Onxol Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: paclitaxel systemic

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

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paclitaxel Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: paclitaxel systemic

Brand names:  Taxol, Onxol

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Velban Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: vinblastine systemic

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
DaunoXome Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: daunorubicin liposomal systemic

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

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doxorubicin liposomal Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: doxorubicin liposomal systemic

Brand name:  Doxil

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
vinblastine Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: vinblastine systemic

Brand name:  Velban

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
interferon alfa-2b Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: interferon alfa-2b systemic

Brand name:  Intron A

Drug class: antineoplastic interferons

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
alitretinoin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: alitretinoin topical

Brand name:  Panretin

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
daunorubicin liposomal Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: daunorubicin liposomal systemic

Brand name:  DaunoXome

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
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Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma

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