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Medications for Pancreatic Cancer

Drugs associated with Pancreatic Cancer

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

What is Pancreatic Cancer: Pancreatic carcinoma is a malignancy (cancer) of the pancreas.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
gemcitabine Rx D N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: gemcitabine systemic

Brand name:  Gemzar

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Tarceva Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: erlotinib systemic

Drug class: EGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Gemzar Rx D N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: gemcitabine systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Afinitor Rx D N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: everolimus systemic

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fluorouracil Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: fluorouracil systemic

Brand name:  Adrucil

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Abraxane Rx D N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: paclitaxel protein-bound systemic

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pancreatin 4X Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Sutent Rx D N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: sunitinib systemic

Drug class: multikinase inhibitors, VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Adrucil Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: fluorouracil systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zanosar Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: streptozocin systemic

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
capecitabine Off Label Rx D N Add review
9.0

Generic name: capecitabine systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
Mutamycin Rx N N Add review Add

Generic name: mitomycin systemic

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pan-2400 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
methotrexate Off Label Rx X N X Add review Add

Generic name: methotrexate systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites, antirheumatics, antipsoriatics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
pancreatin Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Brand names:  Pancreatin 4X, Pan-2400, Hi-Vegi-Lip

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
erlotinib Rx D N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: erlotinib systemic

Brand name:  Tarceva

Drug class: EGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
everolimus Rx D N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: everolimus systemic

Brand name:  Afinitor

Drug class: mTOR inhibitors, selective immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
paclitaxel protein-bound Rx D N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: paclitaxel protein-bound systemic

Brand name:  Abraxane

Drug class: mitotic inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
bevacizumab Off Label Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: bevacizumab systemic

Drug class: VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
Hi-Vegi-Lip Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pancreatin systemic

Drug class: digestive enzymes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
sunitinib Rx D N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: sunitinib systemic

Brand name:  Sutent

Drug class: multikinase inhibitors, VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
mitomycin Rx N N Add review Add

Generic name: mitomycin systemic

Brand name:  Mutamycin

Drug class: antibiotics/antineoplastics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
streptozocin Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: streptozocin systemic

Brand name:  Zanosar

Drug class: alkylating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
cetuximab Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: cetuximab systemic

Drug class: EGFR inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
irinotecan liposomal Rx N Add review Add

Generic name: irinotecan liposomal systemic

Brand name:  Onivyde

Drug class: miscellaneous 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.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
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, Pancreas; Cancer, Pancreatic; Pancreatic Carcinoma

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