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Noun1.Purinethol - a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
antimetabolite - an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
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In response to the public outrage on social media over the absence of the cancer medication, Mercaptopurine, sold under the brand name Purinethol, authorities moved forward to supply the Sohag Cancer Institute with the much needed medication, while other institutes are still waiting.
predisposed to severe Purinethol toxicity from conventional doses.
Purinethol Mercaptopurine Tablet 50mg/Tablet Emthexate Methotrexate Injection 50mg/Vial Methotrax Methotrexate BP Tablet 2.