Advertisement

Why would my doctor prescribe thiotepa?

Thiotepa (Thioplex) is a drug that is used for fighting various types of cancer, including ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, and breast cancer. It also treats lymphomas, a cancer affecting the immune syndrome. Thiotepa is part of a class of drugs called alkalizing agents that slow or stop cancer cells from growing in your body.

Continue Learning about Antineoplastic Agent

What is mitoxantrone?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Mitoxantrone is a drug that works by suppressing the immune system. It is also used to treat leukemi...
More Answers
How does Tysabri help treat multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Multiple Sclerosis FoundationMultiple Sclerosis Foundation
Tysabri (natalizumab) is the first laboratory-produced antibody approved for the treatment of multip...
More Answers
Does methotrexate have any side effects?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Side effects may include fever, headaches, drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, blurred vision, cough, sh...
More Answers
How does methotrexate treat psoriasis?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Methotrexate (Trexall) is a medication that is taken as a weekly pill. It is usually prescribed only...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.