Gemcitabine hydrochloride - definition of Gemcitabine hydrochloride by The Free Dictionary
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A nucleoside analog, C9H11F2N3O4, used in its hydrochloride form in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and in combination with other drugs to treat breast, ovarian, and non-small cell lung cancer.
, perhaps shortening and alteration of CCRF-CEM
, designation of the leukemia cell culture on which it was first tested
, nucleoside analog antiviral and anticancer drug suffix
; see zalcitabine
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was a gift sample from Emcure pharma Pvt Ltd.; corn starch soluble, polyvinyl alcohol, acetone, disodium hydrogen orthophosphate, and Sodium chloride were purchased from Central Drug House (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
16 November 2010 - US generic injectable pharmaceuticals maker Hospira Inc (NYSE: HSP) said yesterday it has launched a 2-gr vial of gemcitabine hydrochloride
(HCL) for injection.
INDIANAPOLIS -- A federal judge here has upheld Eli Lilly and Co.'s compound patent on Gemzar (gemcitabine hydrochloride
for injection), maintaining the company's U.S.