- Accession Number
A group of diterpenoid CYCLODECANES named for the taxanes that were discovered in the TAXUS tree. The action on MICROTUBULES has made some of them useful as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Paclitaxel A taxoid chemotherapeutic agent used as first-line and subsequent therapy for the treatment of advanced carcinoma of the ovary, and other various cancers including breast and lung cancer. Cabazitaxel An antineoplastic agent used for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel-containing treatment regimen. Paclitaxel poliglumex Not Annotated Paclitaxel docosahexaenoic acid Investigated for use/treatment in breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, kidney cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and skin cancer. AI-850 Investigated for use/treatment in breast cancer and solid tumors. Paclitaxel trevatide Investigated for use/treatment in brain cancer. Milataxel Milataxel has been used in trials studying the treatment of Mesothelioma. Docetaxel A taxoid antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of various cancers, such as locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and head and neck cancer.
- Drugs & Drug Targets