Compounds containing carbon-phosphorus bonds in which the phosphorus component is also bonded to one or more sulfur atoms. Many of these compounds function as CHOLINERGIC AGENTS and as INSECTICIDES.
|Drug||Drug Name||Drug Indication|
|DB00772||Malathion||For patients infected with Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice and their ova) of the scalp hair.|
|DB01057||Echothiophate||For use in the treatment of subacute or chronic angle-closure glaucoma after iridectomy or where surgery is refused or contraindicated.|
|DB01143||Amifostine||For reduction in the cumulative renal toxicity in patients with ovarian cancer (using cisplatin) and moderate to severe xerostomia in patients undergoing post-operative radiation treatment for head and neck cancer.|