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Cysteamine (Mercaptamine)

A radiation-protective agent that oxidizes in air to form CYSTAMINE. It can be given intravenously or orally to treat radiation sickness. The bitartrate has been used for the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.
Also Known As:
Mercaptamine; Cystagon; Hydrochloride, Cysteamine; 2-Aminoethanethiol; Becaptan; Cysteamine Bitartrate; Cysteamine Dihydrochloride; Cysteamine Hydrobromide; Cysteamine Hydrochloride; Cysteamine Maleate (1:1); Cysteamine Tartrate; Cysteamine Tartrate (1:1); Cysteamine Tosylate; Cysteamine, 35S-Labeled; Mercamine; Mercaptoethylamine; beta-Mercaptoethylamine; 2 Aminoethanethiol; 35S-Labeled Cysteamine; Bitartrate, Cysteamine; Cysteamine, 35S Labeled; Dihydrochloride, Cysteamine; Hydrobromide, Cysteamine; Tartrate, Cysteamine; Tosylate, Cysteamine; beta Mercaptoethylamine; Cysteinamine; Ethanethiol, 2-amino-
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1. Levtchenko, Elena N: 11 articles (01/2015 - 10/2002)
2. Dohil, Ranjan: 11 articles (04/2014 - 08/2003)
3. Szabo, Sandor: 10 articles (02/2014 - 10/2003)
4. Deng, Xiaoming: 10 articles (02/2014 - 10/2003)
5. Khomenko, Tetyana: 10 articles (02/2014 - 10/2003)
6. Gahl, William A: 9 articles (06/2015 - 12/2003)
7. Schneider, Jerry A: 8 articles (12/2011 - 08/2003)
8. Levtchenko, Elena: 7 articles (09/2014 - 09/2004)
9. Barshop, Bruce A: 7 articles (04/2014 - 06/2006)
10. Wannmacher, Clovis Milton Duval: 7 articles (12/2009 - 06/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Cystinosis
2. Ulcer
3. Duodenal Ulcer (Curling's Ulcer)
4. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer)
5. Huntington Disease (Huntington's Disease)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Cystine (L-Cystine)
2. Cystamine
3. Indomethacin (Indometacin)
4. Cysteine (L-Cysteine)
5. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
7. Acetylcysteine (Siran)
8. Prolactin
9. Calcium
10. Glutathione (Reduced Glutathione)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Ligation
2. Oral Administration
3. Kidney Transplantation
4. Electrodes (Electrode)
5. Injections