- Radiation-Protective Agents
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Drugs used to protect against ionizing radiation. They are usually of interest for use in radiation therapy but have been considered for other, e.g. military, purposes.
Drug Drug Description Pentoxifylline A methylxanthine derivative used to treat intermittent claudication caused by chronic occlusive arterial disease of the limbs. Amifostine A cytoprotective adjuvant used for reduction in the cumulative renal toxicity in patients with ovarian cancer and moderate to severe xerostomia in patients undergoing post-operative radiation treatment for head and neck cancer. Oxybenzone A sunscreen agent found in sunscreens that absorbs UV rays. Arsanilic acid An arsenical which has been used as a feed additive for enteric conditions in pigs and poultry. It causes blindness and is ototoxic and nephrotoxic in animals. [PubChem] Lawsone Not Available Zinc oxide A mineral ingredient of various pharmacological preparations to treat diaper dermatitis and other skin conditions, to protect the epidermis, and to prevent sunburn. Avobenzone A sunscreen agent found in sunscreens that absorbs UV rays. Octinoxate A sunscreen agent found in sunscreens that absorbs UV rays. Hydroquinone A topical brightening agent used for the treatment of skin disorders associated with hyperpigmentation including melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, sunspots, and freckles. Ecamsule A sunscreen agent found in sunscreens that absorbs UV rays. Titanium dioxide A sunscreen agent found in sunscreens that absorbs UV rays. Lycopene An ingredient found in a variety of supplements and vitamins. Padimate O An ingredient used in sunscreens to absorb UV radiation. Epigallocatechin gallate Epigallocatechin gallate has been investigated for the treatment of Hypertension and Diabetic Nephropathy. Tempol Tempol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Anal Cancer. Gusperimus Gusperimus has been used in trials studying the treatment of Lupus Nephritis, Wegeners Granulomatosis, and Wegener's Granulomatosis. Buthionine Sulfoximine Buthionine Sulfoximine has been used in trials studying the treatment of Neuroblastoma and Melanoma (Skin). Deoxyspergualin Deoxyspergualin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Lupus Nephritis, Chronic Rejection, and Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1. Irsogladine Irsogladine is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02581696 (The Drug-drug Interaction and Safety of Lafutidine and Irsogladine Maleate in Healthy Adult Volunteers). Troxerutin Troxerutin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency. Tetrachlorodecaoxide Investigated for use/treatment in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and aids-related infections, cancer/tumors (unspecified), HIV infection, and inflammatory disorders (unspecified). Teduglutide A glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) analog used to treat patients with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) who require parenteral nutritional support. Octisalate Ingredient in sunscreens for protection against damage effects of sun light, provides protection from sunburns, aging and skin cancer. Homosalate As ingredient in many sunscreen for protection against sunburn, skin aging and skin cancer.
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