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Vincristine

Also known as Oncovin and Vincasar

Vincristine (brand name, Oncovin), formally known as leurocristine, sometimes abbreviated "VCR", is a vinca alkaloid from the Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle), formerly Vinca rosea and hence its name. It is a mitotic inhibitor, and is used in cancer chemotherapy. Vincristine is created by the coupling of indole alkaloids vindoline and catharanthine in the vinca plant.

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Estimated Total Cost: $18.53 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed vincristine to treat leukemia, lymphoma, brain cancer, and soft tissue sarcoma.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take vincristine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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