thioguanine

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Noun1.thioguanine - an antineoplastic drug used to treat acute leukemias
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
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The investigation is with regard to the company's pricing practices for niche medicines including the active pharmaceutical ingredients chlorambucil, melphalan, mercaptopurine, tioguanine and busulfan.
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