Raltitrexed

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Raltitrexed (Tomudex, TDX, ZD 1694) is an antimetabolite drug used in cancer chemotherapy. It is an inhibitor of thymidylate synthase, and is manufactured by AstraZeneca.[1] Uses Used in treatment of colorectal cancer since 1998. It may also be used in the treatment of malignant mesothelioma.[2] Mechanism of action Raltitrexed is chemically similar to folic acid and is in the class of chemotherapy drugs called folate antimetabolites, which inhibit one or...

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