"6-Mercaptopurine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An antimetabolite antineoplastic agent with immunosuppressant properties. It interferes with nucleic acid synthesis by inhibiting purine metabolism and is used, usually in combination with other drugs, in the treatment of or in remission maintenance programs for leukemia.
- 6 Mercaptopurine
- 6 Thiopurine
- 6 Thiohypoxanthine
- GlaxoSmithKline Brand of 6-Mercaptopurine
- GlaxoSmithKline Brand of 6 Mercaptopurine
- Puri Nethol
- Glaxo Wellcome Brand of 6-Mercaptopurine
- Glaxo Wellcome Brand of 6 Mercaptopurine
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