Zanosar

Active Ingredient(s): Streptozocin
FDA Approved: * May 7, 1982
Pharm Company: * SICOR PHARMS
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Zanosar Overview

Streptozotocin or streptozocin (INN, USP) (STZ) is a naturally occurring alkylating antineoplastic agent that is particularly toxic to the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas in mammals. It is used in medicine for treating certain cancers of the islets of Langerhans and used in medical research to produce an animal model for hyperglycemia in a large dose, as well as type 2 diabetes or type 1 diabetes with multiple low doses. Contents 1 Usage 2 Mechanism 3 History 4 See also 5 Ref...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptozotocin

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Streptozocin(STZ,ZANOSAR) available?

Hi, My friend in China is searching desperately now for the following cancer drug for her mother, who seems to have the same type of pancreatic cancer as Steve Jobs: ..." Streptozocin (STZ, ZANOSAR) But as far as she knew, this drug is still in research stage in China, not ready for patients. She's wondering if this is available in U.S.? Where to find out more information about this drug? Thanks much, Elaine ## Hi Elaine, I don't mean to sway off topic much, but have you considered the option of using any natural methods to help your friend cure her mother of cancer? There is literally tons of information floating around the net regarding using Raw Vegan Diets to kill the cancer cells and simultaneously heal the body. A much safer route than chemo and radiation in my honest ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Streptozocin
  • Injection: 1g, 1gm/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zanosar: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0703-4636 Zanosar 100 mg/ml Intravenous Powder, for Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Streptozocin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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