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Irinotecan (Camptosar, Campto) is a drug used for the treatment of cancer. Irinotecan prevents DNA from unwinding by inhibition of topoisomerase 1. In chemical ...

Irinotecan - Drug Information - Chemocare


Drug type: Irinotecan is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as a "plant alkaloid" and " topoisomerase I ...

Irinotecan (Camptosar®, CPT-11) | Oncolink - Cancer Resources


Jan 6, 2016 ... Irinotecan is a topoisomerase inhibitor used in combination with other medications to treat metastatic colon and rectal cancers.

Irinotecan (Intravenous Route) Description and Brand Names ...


Dec 1, 2015 ... Irinotecan injection is given together with other medicines to treat patients with metastatic cancer (a cancer that has already spread) of the colon ...

Camptosar (irinotecan) Drug Side Effects, Interactions, and ...


Drug information on Camptosar (irinotecan), includes drug pictures, side effects, drug interactions, directions for use, symptoms of overdose, and what to avoid.

Irinotecan medical facts from Drugs.com


Physician reviewed irinotecan patient information - includes irinotecan description, dosage and directions.

Irinotecan: mechanisms of tumor resistance and novel strategies for ...


Irinotecan (CPT-11) is a semisynthetic analog of camptothecin, originally isolated from the Chinese/Tibetan ornamental tree Camptothecaacuminata.

Irinotecan Hydrochloride - National Cancer Institute


Apr 20, 2007 ... This page contains brief information about irinotecan hydrochloride and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, ...

Definition of irinotecan hydrochloride - NCI Drug Dictionary ...


irinotecan hydrochloride: Patient Information: The hydrochloride salt of a semisynthetic derivative of camptothecin, a cytotoxic, quinoline-based alkaloid ...

DrugBank: Irinotecan


Irinotecan is an antineoplastic enzyme inhibitor primarily used in the treatment of colorectal cancer. It is a derivative of camptothecin that inhibits the action of ...

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Irinotecan Injection: MedlinePlus Drug Information


You may experience the following symptoms while you are receiving a dose of irinotecan or for up to 24 hours afterward: runny nose, increased saliva, shrinking  ...

Irinotecan (Campto) | Cancer Research UK


Feb 12, 2015 ... Read about the cancer treatment drug irinotecan, otherwise known as Campto, including what it is, how it works and possible side effects.

irinotecan - PharmGKB


For low irinotecan doses (<180 mg/m2/week) UGT1A1 genotyping is not indicated as hematological and gastrointestinal toxicities are quite similar regardless of ...