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noscapine

[′näs·kə‚pēn]
(pharmacology)
C22H23NO7 A white, colorless, tasteless alkaloid obtained from opium; used as a nonaddicting antitussive.Formerly known as narcotine.
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They concluded that noscapine administered as a preventive measure may offer significant benefits in the management of prostate cancer.
Their findings said: "Pre-treatment with noscapine confers a significant benefit compared with control in both primary tumor growth and primary tumor growth- inhibition rate and exhibits an extremely favorable tolerability profile.
Noscapine is a naturally-occurring substance, a non-addictive derivative of opium.
Since noscapine is approved for use in many countries as a cough suppressant, however, it is available to doctors to prescribe for other uses as well.
When the investigators gave noscapine to mice with solid tumors, including animals implanted with human breast or bladder tumors, the drug dramatically shrank the cancers.
Noscapine may be a particularly attractive cancer drug, says Ye, because it can be taken orally and has a proven safety record.
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Noscapine was originally proposed as an anti-cancer agent in the early 1960's.
As noscapine may represent a new, well-tolerated, oral therapy for the treatment of lymphoma and myeloma, further clinical studies with the drug are warranted.
A larger study of noscapine is warranted to evaluate the efficacy of the compound in patients with lymphoma.
a privately held biotechnology company, today announced that it has licensed the worldwide, exclusive rights to Emory's intellectual property portfolio for noscapine and analogs of noscapine.