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Pentostatin (Injection)

Treats cancer, including hairy cell leukemia.

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Pentostatin belongs to the group of medicines called antimetabolites. It is used to treat a type of cancer of the white blood cells called hairy cell leukemia. This medicine may be used in patients with hairy cell leukemia who have already been treated with other medicines (e.g., alpha-interferon) that did not work well. Pentostatin interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually… Read more
Brand names include
Nipent, Novaplus Nipent
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Antineoplastic Agent

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