Nipent OverviewPentostatin (or deoxycoformycin, trade name Nipent, manufactured by SuperGen) is an anticancer chemotherapeutic drug. Mechanism It is classified as a purine analog, which is a type of antimetabolite. It mimics the nucleoside adenosine and thus inhibits the enzyme adenosine deaminase, interfering with the cell's ability to process DNA. Cancer cells generally divide more often than healthy cells; DNA is highly involved in cell division (mitosis) and drug...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 10mg, 10mg/vial
NDC Database Records for Nipent: (1 result)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 0409-0801 Nipent 2 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Hospira, Inc.