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  1. lucanthone(Noun)

    A particular drug used in chemotherapy.

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  1. Lucanthone

    Lucanthone is a drug used in chemotherapy. It is a prodrug and is converted to an active metabolite "hycanthone".

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  1. Lucanthone

    One of the SCHISTOSOMICIDES, it has been replaced largely by HYCANTHONE and more recently PRAZIQUANTEL. (From Martindale The Extrapharmacopoeia, 30th ed., p46)


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