Description

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Clinical

Overview

Used in the treatment of cancer, Marmiastat is an angiogenesis and metastasis inhibitor. As an angiogenesis inhibitor it limits the growth and production of blood vessels. As an antimetatstatic agent it prevents malignant cells from breaching the basement membranes.

Pharmacology

Indication

For the treatment of various cancers

Pharmacodynamic

Used in the treatment of cancer, it is an angiogenesis and metastasis inhibitor. As an angiogenesis inhibitor it limits the growth and production of blood vessels. As an antimetatstatic agent it prevents malignant cells from breaching the basement membranes.

Mechanism of action

Marimastat is a broad spectrum matrix metalloprotease inhibitor. It mimics the peptide structure of natural MMP substrates and binds to matrix metalloproteases, thereby preventing the degradation of the basement membrane by these proteases. This antiprotease action prevents the migration of endothel... Read more

Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

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Adverse Effects

Contraindications

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Food Interactions

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Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)