busulfan

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busulfan

[‚byü′səl·fən]
(pharmacology)
CH3SO2O(CH2)4OSO2CH3 Crystals with a melting point of 114-118°C; soluble in acetone at 25°C; used as an antineoplastic drug.
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The company stated that the Myleran (busulfan) Injection, 60 mg/10 ml (6 mg/ml) single-dose vial is the generic version of Otsuka Pharmaceutical's Busulfex Injection.
5-Azacytidine, hydroxyurea, myleran, and butyrate had long been applied in clinics for [beta]-thalassemia treatment with the aim of stimulating HbF production [97-100].
Some people try to use an alkylating agent, butyrate, and its derivatives, Myleran, and other drugs to treat thalassemia disease, but these drugs have strong side effects which limit the application in clinical practice.