melphalan


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melphalan

(ˈmɛlfəˌlæn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, C13H18Cl2N2O2, used to treat myeloid leukaemia
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Noun1.melphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignanciesmelphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
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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melphalan

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SAN DIEGO -- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) today announced that it has made the strategic decision to internally advance development of its Captisol-enabled melphalan program with the current goal to file a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.
This Phase IIa study compared the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetic profiles of a new propylene glycol-free Melphalan intravenous formulation and the current clinically used intravenous formulation of Melphalan (sold as Alkeran[R]) for multiple myeloma patients undergoing autologous transplantation.
These grants will enhance our financial position, thus enabling us to further develop melphalan and clopidogrel, while we continue seeking strategic outlicensing partners to assist us developing and launching these promising product candidates into the commercial market.
Evomela's new melphalan formulation does not contain propylene glycol.
3 mg/m2twice-weekly in cycles 1-4 and once-weekly in cycles 5-9, melphalan at 9 mg/m2 daily, prednisone at 60 mg/m2on days 1-4 and thalidomide at 50 mg on days 1-42 followed by maintenance with VELCADE at 1.
The results continue to show an extension in the length of life for patients taking VELCADE, melphalan and prednisone (VcMP) in the front-line setting compared to MP alone.
today announced the initiation of patient dosing in the company's Phase 2A clinical trial of its Captisol-Enabled([R]) Melphalan HCL (CDX-353).
In conjunction, Alvogen will acquire two pending ANDA's, Voriconazole injection and Melphalan injection.
The data showed that patients treated with VELCADE, melphalan and prednisone (VMP) had significantly longer overall survival (OS) at three years than those treated with melphalan and prednisone (MP), a commonly used standard of care (p=0.
Contract award: delivery of medicine melphalan ip 50 mg, in terms of ordinance ?
Another combination is the randomized study comparing melphalan-prednisone-REVLIMID versus high-dose melphalan with autologous stem cell transplant.