Mithracin

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Related to Plicamycin: Mithracin, gallium nitrate
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Noun1.Mithracin - an antineoplastic drug (trade name Mithracin) used to treat cancer of the testes
antineoplastic antibiotic - an antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapy
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9 [micro]M) were the most potent compounds in this group; aclarubicin hydrochloride, plicamycin, and the structurally related chromomycin A3 were also active, whereas adriamycin hydrochloride was inactive.
sup][13],[14] Adjunctive treatments include dialysis and glucocorticoid, calcitonin, plicamycin, and gallium nitrate therapies.
Other measures to decrease reabsorption of bone include the bisphosphonates pamidronate and zoledronate, salmon calcitonin, and plicamycin.