ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS GENERIC ABBREVIATIONS

 

Abbreviation

Generic

Brand

HMM, HEXA

Altretamine

Hexalen (R)

A-ase, Asn-ase

Asparaginase

Elspar (R)

BCG

BCG

TheraCys (R), TICE BCG (R)

BLEO

Bleomycin sulfate

Blenoxane (R)

BU

Busulfan

Myleran (R)

CBDCA

Carboplatin

Paraplatin (R)

BCNU

Carmustine

BiCNU (R)

Chl

Chlorambucil

Leukeran (R)

CDDP, cis-DDP

Cisplatin - cis--platinum, cis--diammine-dichloroplatinum

Platinol (R), Platinol-AQ (R)

2-CdA

Cladribine, 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine

Leustatin (TM)

CTX

Cyclophosphamide

Cytoxan(R),Neosar(R), generics

ARA-C

Cytarabine - cytosine arabinoside

Cytosar-U (R)

DTIC

Dacarbazine imidazole carboxamide

DTIC-DME, generics

DAC, ACT-D

Dactinomycin

Cosmegen (R)

DNR

Daunorubicin - daunomycin

Cerubidine (R)

DEX

Dexamethasone

Decadron(R),Tobradex(R)

DOX, ADR

Doxorubicin

Adriamycin (R), generics

VP-16

Etoposide - epipodophyllotoxin

VePesid (R), generics

FUDR

Floxuridine

FUDR

5-FU

Fluorouracil

Fluorouracil Injection

HALO

Fluoxymesterone

Halotestin (R)

FLU

Flutamide

Eulexin (R)

FLUD

Fludarabine

Fludara (R)

GOSE

Goserelin

Zoladex (R)

HU

Hydroxyurea

Hydrea (R)

IDA

Idarubicin HCL

Idamycin (R)

IFF, IFX

Ifosfamide - Isophosphamide

IFEX

IFN-a

Interferon alfa

Roferon(R)-A,Intron(R)-A

IFN-2a

Interferon alfa 2a

Roferon(R)-A

IFN-2b

Interferon alfa 2b

Intron(R)-A

IFN-3n

Interferon alfa n3

Alferon(R)-N

CPT11

Irinotecan

Camptosar (R)

Leu

Leucovorin calcium

Wellcovorin (R), generics

LEUP

Leuprolide

Lupron (R), Lupron-Depot (R)

LEV

Levamisole

Ergamisol (R)

CCNU

Lomustine

CeeNU (R)

MEGE

Megestrol

Megace (R)

L-Pam, M, MEL

Melphalan - L-phenylalanine mustard, L-sarcolysin

Alkeran (R)

IV-M, IV-MEL

Melphalan hydrochloride

IV Alkeran (R)

MESNA

MESNA

Mesnex (R)

HN(2)

Mechlorethamine, nitrogen mustard

Mustargen (R)

SOL

Methylprednisolone

Solumedrol(R), Medrol(R)

MTX

Methotrexate - Amethopterin

Methotrexate

MITC

Mitomycin - Mitomycin-C

Mutamycin (R)

DHAD, NOV

Mitoxantrone

Novantrone (R)

6-MP

Mercaptopurine

Purinethol(R)Tablets

TAX

Paclitaxel

Taxol (R)

MITH

Plicamycin - Mithramycin

Mithracin (R)

Pred, P

Prednisone

Deltasone (R)

PCB

Procarbazine

Matulane (R)

STP

Streptozocin - Streptozotocin

Zanosar (R)

TAM

Tamoxifen

Nolvadex (R)

6-TG

6-thioguanine

Tabloid brand, Thioguanine (R)

TSPA

Thiotepa - triethylene thiophosphoramide

Thiotepa

VLB

Vinblastine

Velban (R)

VCR

Vincristine

Oncovin (R)

NVB

Vinorelbine tartrate

Navelbine (R) Injection