HOMEPRODUCTSSERVICESCOMPANYCONTACTFAQResearchDictionaryPharmaMobileSign Up FREE or Login

6-Mercaptopurine (Mercaptopurine)

An antimetabolite antineoplastic agent with immunosuppressant properties. It interferes with nucleic acid synthesis by inhibiting purine metabolism and is used, usually in combination with other drugs, in the treatment of or in remission maintenance programs for leukemia.
Also Known As:
Mercaptopurine; 6 Mercaptopurine; Purinethol; 6 Thiopurine; 1,7-Dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione; 6-Mercaptopurine Monohydrate; 6-Thiohypoxanthine; 6-Thiopurine; BW 57-323H; Glaxo Wellcome Brand of 6-Mercaptopurine; GlaxoSmithKline Brand of 6-Mercaptopurine; Leupurin; Mercaptopurina Wellcome; Puri-Nethol; Purimethol; Wellcome Brand of 6-Mercaptopurine; 6 Mercaptopurine Monohydrate; 6 Thiohypoxanthine; BW 57 323H; BW 57323H; Glaxo Wellcome Brand of 6 Mercaptopurine; GlaxoSmithKline Brand of 6 Mercaptopurine; Puri Nethol; Wellcome Brand of 6 Mercaptopurine; 6H-Purine-6-thione, 1,7-dihydro-
Networked: 1358 relevant articles (188 outcomes, 128 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Drug Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Schmiegelow, Kjeld: 15 articles (05/2015 - 04/2003)
2. Relling, Mary V: 13 articles (06/2015 - 01/2002)
3. Sandborn, William J: 13 articles (07/2014 - 01/2002)
4. Evans, William E: 12 articles (06/2015 - 01/2002)
5. Korelitz, Burton I: 12 articles (08/2014 - 04/2003)
6. Gisbert, Javier P: 9 articles (05/2015 - 06/2003)
7. Pui, Ching-Hon: 8 articles (04/2015 - 01/2002)
8. Hanauer, Stephen B: 8 articles (11/2012 - 12/2002)
9. Sparrow, Miles P: 8 articles (06/2011 - 02/2007)
10. de Boer, Nanne K H: 7 articles (12/2015 - 04/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
2. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
3. Ulcerative Colitis
4. Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia)
5. Leukemia

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Azathioprine (Imuran)
2. Methotrexate (Mexate)
3. Prednisone (Sone)
4. Thioguanine (Tioguanine)
5. Vincristine (Oncovin)
6. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U)
7. Daunorubicin (Cerubidine)
8. Mesalamine (Mesalazine)
9. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
10. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Remission Induction
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Cranial Irradiation
4. Oral Administration
5. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)