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Facts on Drugs Used in Chemotherapy

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Active substance: Amsacrine
Manufacturer: Parke-Davis

Extract from the prescribing information:

"With intravenous administration, AMSA PD (base) had toxic effects on the liver, kidney, lymphoid tissue, bone marrow, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system."

"Patients receiving AMSA PD must be under close medical supervision by physicians skilled in cancer chemotherapy."

The above has been extracted from the Amsa PD prescribing information on the Parke-Davis webpages.