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Chemotherapy Drugs and Drugs often Used During Chemotherapy



You may also find a listing of acronyms (a shorthand term used to refer to several medications used in a chemotherapy regimen) with links to their corresponding drugs.

Chemotherapy Acronyms


1
13-cis-Retinoic Acid
2
2-CdA
2-Chlorodeoxyadenosine
5
5-Azacitidine
5-Fluorouracil
5-FU
6
6-Mercaptopurine
6-MP
6-TG
6-Thioguanine
A
Abiraterone acetate
Abraxane
Accutane
Actinomycin-D
Adcetris
Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine
Adriamycin
Adrucil
Afatinib
Afinitor
Agrylin
Ala-Cort
Aldesleukin
Alemtuzumab
Alimta
Alitretinoin
Alkaban-AQ
Alkeran
All-transretinoic Acid
Alpha Interferon
Altretamine
Amethopterin
Amifostine
Aminoglutethimide
Anagrelide
Anandron
Anastrozole
Arabinosylcytosine
Ara-C
Aranesp
Aredia
Arimidex
Aromasin
Arranon
Arsenic Trioxide
Arzerra
Asparaginase
Atra
Avastin
Axitinib
Azacitidine
B
Bcg
Bendamustine
Bevacizumab
Bexarotene
Bexxar
Bicalutamide
Bicnu
Blenoxane
Bleomycin
Bortezomib
Bosulif
Bosutinib
Brentuximab Vedotin
Busulfan
Busulfex
C
C225
Cabazitaxel
Cabozantinib
Calcium Leucovorin
Campath
Camptosar
Camptothecin-11
Capecitabine
Caprelsa
Carac
Carboplatin
Carfilzomib
Carmustine
Carmustine Wafer
Casodex
CCI-779
Ccnu
Cddp
Ceenu
Ceritinib
Cerubidine
Cetuximab
Chlorambucil
Clofarabine
Clolar
Cisplatin
Citrovorum Factor
Cladribine
Cometriq
Cortisone
Cosmegen
Cpt-11
Crizotinib
Cyclophosphamide
Cyramza
Cytadren
Cytarabine
Cytarabine Liposomal
Cytosar-U
Cytoxan
D
Dabrafenib
Dacarbazine
Dacogen
Dactinomycin
Darbepoetin Alfa
Dasatinib
Daunomycin
Daunorubicin
daunorubicin-hydrochloride
Daunorubicin Liposomal
DaunoXome
Decadron
Decitabine
Delta-Cortef
Deltasone
Denileukin Diftitox
Denosumab
DepoCyt
Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone Acetate
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate
Dexasone
Dexrazoxane
Dhad
Dic
Diodex
Docetaxel
Doxorubicin
Doxorubicin Liposomal
Droxia
DTIC
Dtic-Dome
Duralone
E
Eculizumab
Efudex
Ellence
Eloxatin
Elspar
Emcyt
Enzalutamide
Epirubicin
Epoetin Alfa
Erbitux
Eribulin
Erivedge
Erlotinib
Erwinia L-asparaginase
Estramustine
Ethyol
Etopophos
Etoposide
Etoposide Phosphate
Eulexin
Everolimus
Evista
Exemestane
F
Fareston
Faslodex
Femara
Filgrastim
Floxuridine
Fludara
Fludarabine
Fluoroplex
Fluorouracil
Fluorouracil (cream)
Fluoxymesterone
Flutamide
Folinic Acid
Folotyn
Fudr
Fulvestrant
G
G-Csf
Gazyva
Gefitinib
Gemcitabine
Gemtuzumab ozogamicin
Gemzar
Gilotrif
Gleevec
Gliadel Wafer
Gm-Csf
Goserelin
Granulocyte - Colony Stimulating Factor
Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor
H
Halaven
Halotestin
Herceptin
Hexadrol
Hexalen
Hexamethylmelamine
Hmm
Hycamtin
Hydrea
Hydrocort Acetate
Hydrocortisone
Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate
Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate
Hydrocortone Phosphate
Hydroxyurea
I
Ibritumomab
Ibritumomab Tiuxetan
Ibrutinib
Idamycin
Idelalisib
Iclusig
Ifex
Ifn-alpha
Ifosfamide
IL-11
IL-2
Imbruvica
Imatinib Mesylate
Imidazole Carboxamide
Inlyta
Interferon-Alfa
Interferon Alfa-2b (PEG Conjugate)
Interleukin-2
Interleukin-11
Intron A (interferon alfa-2b)
Ipilimumab
Irinotecan
Isotretinoin
Istodax
Ixabepilone
Ixempra
J
Jakafi
Jevtana
K
Kadcyla
Kidrolase
Kyprolis
L
Lanacort
Lapatinib
L-Asparaginase
Lcr
Lenalidomide
Letrozole
Leucovorin
Leukeran
Leukine
Leuprolide
Leurocristine
Leustatin
Liposomal Ara-C
Liquid Pred
Lomustine
L-PAM
L-Sarcolysin
Lupron
Lupron Depot
M
Marqibo
Matulane
Maxidex
Mechlorethamine
Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride
Medralone
Medrol
Megace
Megestrol
Megestrol Acetate
Mekinist
Melphalan
Mercaptopurine
Mesna
Mesnex
Methotrexate
Methotrexate Sodium
Methylprednisolone
Meticorten
Mitomycin
Mitomycin-C
Mitoxantrone
M-Prednisol
MTC
MTX
Mustargen
Mustine
Mutamycin
Myleran
Mylocel
Mylotarg
N
Navelbine
Nelarabine
Neosar
Neulasta
Neumega
Neupogen
Nexavar
Nilandron
Nilotinib
Nilutamide
Nipent
Nitrogen Mustard
Novladex
Novantrone
Nplate
O
Obinutuzumab
Octreotide
Octreotide Acetate
Ofatumumab
Omacetaxine
Oncospar
Oncovin
Ontak
Onxal
Oprelvekin
Orapred
Orasone
Oxaliplatin
P
Paclitaxel
Paclitaxel Protein-bound
Pamidronate
Panitumumab
Panretin
Paraplatin
Pazopanib
Pediapred
Peg Interferon
Pegaspargase
Pegfilgrastim
Peg-Intron
PEG-L-asparaginase
Pemetrexed
Pentostatin
Perjeta
Pertuzumab
Phenylalanine Mustard
Platinol
Platinol-AQ
Pomalidomide
Pomalyst
Ponatinib
Pralatrexate
Prednisolone
Prednisone
Prelone
Procarbazine
Procrit
Proleukin
Prolia
Prolifeprospan 20 with Carmustine Implant
Provenge
Purinethol
R
Radium 223 Dichloride
Raloxifene
Ramucirumab
Regorafenib
Revlimid
Rheumatrex
Rituxan
Rituximab
Roferon-A (Interferon Alfa-2a)
Romidepsin
Romiplostim
Rubex
Rubidomycin Hydrochloride
Ruxolitinib
S
Sandostatin
Sandostatin LAR
Sargramostim
Siltuximab
Sipuleucel-T
Soliris
Solu-Cortef
Solu-Medrol
Sorafenib
Sprycel
Sti-571
Stivarga
Streptozocin
SU11248
Sunitinib
Sutent
Sylvant
Synribo
T
Tafinlar
Tamoxifen
Tarceva
Targretin
Tasigna
Taxol
Taxotere
Temodar
Temozolomide
Temsirolimus
Teniposide
Tespa
Thalidomide
Thalomid
TheraCys
Thioguanine
Thioguanine Tabloid
Thiophosphoamide
Thioplex
Thiotepa
Tice
Toposar
Topotecan
Toremifene
Torisel
Tositumomab
Trametinib
Trastuzumab
Treanda
Trelstar
Tretinoin
Trexall
Triptorelin pamoate
Trisenox
Tspa
Tykerb
V
Valrubicin
Valstar
Vandetanib
VCR
Vectibix
Velban
Velcade
VePesid
Vesanoid
Viadur
Vidaza
Vinblastine
Vinblastine Sulfate
Vincasar Pfs
Vincristine
Vincristine Liposomal
Vinorelbine
Vinorelbine Tartrate
Vismodegib
Vlb
VM-26
Vorinostat
Votrient
VP-16
Vumon
X
Xalkori Capsules
Xeloda
Xgeva
Xofigo
Xtandi
Y
Yervoy
Z
Zaltrap
Zanosar
Zelboraf
Zevalin
Zinecard
Ziv-aflibercept
Zoladex
Zoledronic Acid
Zolinza
Zometa
Zydelig
Zykadia
Zytiga