Vincristine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Vincristine (vincristine systemic) is a member of the drug class mitotic inhibitors and is used to treat Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma, Cancer, Evan's Syndrome, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Neuroblastoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma and Wilms' Tumor.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

L01CA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000057-22-7

Chemical Formula

C46-H56-N4-O10

Molecular Weight

824

Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Microtubule inhibitor

Vinca alkaloid

Chemical Name

Vincaleukoblastine, 22-oxo-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Vincristina (OS: DCIT)
  • Vincristine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • 22-Oxovincaleukoblastin (IS)
  • Leurocristin (IS)
  • Vincristine Sulfate (OS: USAN, JAN, BANM)
  • L 37231 (IS)
  • NSC 67574 (IS)
  • VCR (IS)
  • Vincristine (sulfate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Vincristine Sulfate (PH: JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Vincristine sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Vincristine Sulphate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Vincristini sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Vincristinsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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