Active Ingredient(s):Arsenic Trioxide FDA Approved: * September 25, 2000 Pharm Company: *CEPHALON Category:Cancer
Arsenic trioxide, sold under the brand name Trisenox among others, is an inorganic compound and medication. As an industrial chemical, whose major uses include in the manufacture of wood preservatives, pesticides, and glass. As a medication, it is used to treat a type of cancer known as acute promyelocytic leukemia. For this use it is given by injection into a vein.
Common side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, swel...
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