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cytotoxic

[¦sīd·ə′täk·sik]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to an agent, such as a drug or virus, that exerts a toxic effect on cells.
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These KS patients are also reported to be poor in metabolizing cytotoxic drugs, however the data for each and every individual drug is not yet available.
HPAPIs and Cytotoxic Drugs Manufacturing Market, (2nd Edition), 2016-2026.
Due to the special containment requirements for manufacturing highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients and cytotoxic drugs, we have seen many Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO's) invest in building additional capacity in this area.
1,2) Laryngeal aspergillosis is more common in patients with a malignancy, immunodeficiency, diabetes, or terminal debilitating illness, as well as those with a history of exposure to steroids, cytotoxic drugs, or irradiation.
Compounding drugs specifically cytotoxic drugs must be prepared by Pharmacy personnel (including after-hours staff) who have undertaken appropriate training and validation in aseptic and cytotoxic drugs reconstitution and handling techniques
The college will also continue lobbying for the urgent review of the former Department of Labour's Guidelines for the safe handling of cytotoxic drugs and related waste, and continue to strengthen professional links with cancer nursing groups in Australia, including the Cancers Nurses Society of Australia.
2) Digitonin could inhibit the activity of ABC transporters and would thereby reduce the export of cytotoxic drugs which have entered the cell by diffusion.
The report suggests that oncological drug treatments are evolving to the point where they involve biologic medication, which, in combination with cytotoxic drugs, is fast becoming the top pharmaceutical therapy.
What is the main reason cytotoxic drugs are song was The Candy Man?
Bio- medical waste consists of human anatomical waste, microbiology and biotechnology waste, discarded medicines and cytotoxic drugs, soiled waste, solid waste, liquid waste, incineration ash and chemical waste.
The studies cover folate biosynthesis and new antimicrobials; anti-cancer agents, including cytotoxic drugs from medicinal plants; applications of quantum dots in medicinal chemistry and drug development; copper and vanadium bioactive compounds and their effects on bone-related cells; antimalarial peroxides; marine NF-kB inhibitors; and layered double hydroxides and their intercalation compounds.
Doctors commonly prescribe a combination of cytotoxic drugs and glucocorticoids as immunosuppressive therapy to help recipients of transplants avoid rejection of their new organs, and patients with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and other conditions often take glucocorticoids.

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