Imidazo(4,5-d)(1,3)diazepin-8-ol, 3-(2-deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-3,4,7,8-tetrahydro-, (R)-
Lederle Brand of Pentostatin
Prasfarma Brand of Pentostatin
Supergen Brand of Pentostatin
Warner-Lambert Brand of Pentostatin
Wyeth Brand of Pentostatin
A potent inhibitor of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE. The drug induces APOPTOSIS of LYMPHOCYTES, and is used in the treatment of many lymphoproliferative malignancies, particularly HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA. It is also synergistic with some other antineoplastic agents and has immunosuppressive activity.