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Emcyt Drug Description
Emcyt®
(estramustine phosphate sodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of estramustine (Emcyt)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using estramustine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden headache, confusion, problems with...
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Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. EMCYT Capsules are white and opaque, each containing estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140 mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration. Each capsule also contains magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and talc. Gelatin capsule shells contain the following pigment: titanium dioxide.
Chemically, estramustine phosphate sodium is estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol(17β)-,3­ [bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate. It is also referred to as estradiol 3-[bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate.
Estramustine phosphate sodium has an empiric formula of C23H30Cl2NNa2O6P•H2O,
a calculated molecular weight of 582.4, and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2008




Emcyt Drug Description
Emcyt®
(estramustine phosphate sodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of estramustine (Emcyt)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using estramustine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden headache, confusion, problems with...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Emcyt »




Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. EMCYT Capsules are white and opaque, each containing estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140 mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration. Each capsule also contains magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and talc. Gelatin capsule shells contain the following pigment: titanium dioxide.
Chemically, estramustine phosphate sodium is estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol(17β)-,3­ [bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate. It is also referred to as estradiol 3-[bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate.
Estramustine phosphate sodium has an empiric formula of C23H30Cl2NNa2O6P•H2O,
a calculated molecular weight of 582.4, and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2008




Emcyt Drug Description
Emcyt®
(estramustine phosphate sodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of estramustine (Emcyt)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using estramustine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden headache, confusion, problems with...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Emcyt »




Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. EMCYT Capsules are white and opaque, each containing estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140 mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration. Each capsule also contains magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and talc. Gelatin capsule shells contain the following pigment: titanium dioxide.
Chemically, estramustine phosphate sodium is estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol(17β)-,3­ [bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate. It is also referred to as estradiol 3-[bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate.
Estramustine phosphate sodium has an empiric formula of C23H30Cl2NNa2O6P•H2O,
a calculated molecular weight of 582.4, and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2008




Emcyt Drug Description
Emcyt®
(estramustine phosphate sodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of estramustine (Emcyt)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using estramustine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden headache, confusion, problems with...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Emcyt »




Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. EMCYT Capsules are white and opaque, each containing estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140 mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration. Each capsule also contains magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and talc. Gelatin capsule shells contain the following pigment: titanium dioxide.
Chemically, estramustine phosphate sodium is estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol(17β)-,3­ [bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate. It is also referred to as estradiol 3-[bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate.
Estramustine phosphate sodium has an empiric formula of C23H30Cl2NNa2O6P•H2O,
a calculated molecular weight of 582.4, and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2008




Emcyt Drug Description
Emcyt®
(estramustine phosphate sodium) Capsules
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of estramustine (Emcyt)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using estramustine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
sudden headache, confusion, problems with...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Emcyt »




Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. EMCYT Capsules are white and opaque, each containing estramustine phosphate sodium as the disodium salt monohydrate equivalent to 140 mg estramustine phosphate, for oral administration. Each capsule also contains magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and talc. Gelatin capsule shells contain the following pigment: titanium dioxide.
Chemically, estramustine phosphate sodium is estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol(17β)-,3­ [bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate. It is also referred to as estradiol 3-[bis(2-chloroethyl)carbamate] 17-(dihydrogen phosphate), disodium salt, monohydrate.
Estramustine phosphate sodium has an empiric formula of C23H30Cl2NNa2O6P•H2O,
a calculated molecular weight of 582.4, and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 8/6/2008





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Combination Chemotherapy for Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer Failing Initial Therapies
  by bmirtsching
The regimens of ketoconazole, doxorubicin (Adriamycin), vinblastine (Velban), and estramustine (KAVE) or estramustine and vinblastine (EV) are active in patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) who have […]


Prostate Cancer
  by stevenwaugh4
Etiology Etiology of prostate cancer development is not completely known. Factors that can influence the creation and development of this type of cancer include: genetic factors – increase in risk […]


The weekend prostate cancer news: Saturday, January 31, 2009
  by Sitemaster
Items covered in this weekend news report include: Acrylamide exposure as a potential risk for prostate cancer The relative merits of three standard first-line therapies in intermediate risk prostate cancer Estramustine […]


The prostate cancer news reports: Wednesday, May 6, 2009
  by Sitemaster
In today's new items we identified items dealing with: New learnings about radical prostatectomy Heated gold nanoparticles as treatment for solid tumors A three-drug chemotherapy combination for HRPC In the May issue […]


AUGUST, 2009
  by Jim Tucker
AUGUST 31: NZ HERALD: Otago University biomedical researchers have been awarded a $950,000 Health Research Council Grant for a three-year project to investigate the likely role of a […]


New chemo drugs work well for hormone-resistant prostate cancer patients
  by Jim Tucker
URO TODAY: Docetaxel plus estramustine chemotherapy represents an active and well-tolerated treatment for Japanese hormone-refractory prostate cancer patients. READ MORE>


Chemo developments
  by cjluck
Chemotherapy has generally not played a major part in the treatment of prostate cancer, unlike many other forms of cancer. It has been used in the treatment of hormone-refractory […]


Prostate Cancer (cont.)
  by muneerarasheed
  How is prostate cancer diagnosed? Prostate cancer is diagnosed from the results of a biopsy of the prostate gland. If the digital rectal exam of the prostate or the […]


Experimento clinico em busca de pacientes
  by soares7
Há um experimento clinico buscando pacientes com câncer avançado da próstata que não tenham feito quimioterapia, mas tenham metástase e já não respondam à terapia hormonal. Não […]


Novo clinical trial com desatinib para pacientes avançados
  by soares7
Há um Clinical Trial que está sendo iniciado, chamado Ready, para pacientes com cânceres muito avançados, necessitando tratamento quimioterápico. A descrição, que inclui os critérios de inclusão e […]



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Estramustine (Emcyt, Estracit) is a chemotherapy agent used to treat prostate cancer. It is a derivative of estrogen (specifically, estradiol) with a nitrogen mustard-carbamate ester ... Estramustine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Estramustine Key Terms: Chemotherapy , Cholesterol , Degenerative diseases , Malignant , Metastatic Estramustine: Information from Answers.com


Learn about the prescription medication Emcyt (Estramustine), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. Emcyt (Estramustine) Drug Information: Uses, Side Effects, Drug ...


Estramustine is a combination anti-cancer (antineoplastic or cytotoxic) chemotherapy drug classified as an antimicrotubule agent, and it also has hormonal therapy features. Estramustine, Emcyt - Chemotherapy Drugs, Chemo Drug Side Effects


Estramustine is used to treat prostate cancer that has worsened or has spread to other parts of the body. Estramustine is in a class of medications called antimicrotubule agents. Estramustine: MedlinePlus Drug Information


1 Emcyt ® estramustine phosphate sodium capsules DESCRIPTION Estramustine phosphate sodium, an antineoplastic agent, is an off-white powder readily soluble in water. Emcyt® estramustine phosphate sodium capsules


Physician reviewed estramustine patient information - includes estramustine description, dosage and directions. estramustine medical facts from Drugs.com


Consumer information about the medication ESTRAMUSTINE PHOSPHATE - ORAL (Emcyt), includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage information. Read more ... ESTRAMUSTINE PHOSPHATE - ORAL (Emcyt) side effects, medical uses ...


As with the combination of estramustine and vinblastine, there are data suggesting that the addition of estramustine to an antitubulin compound contributes to survival. 12 – 17 A ... Docetaxel for the Treatment of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer


estramustine /es·tra·mus·tine/ (-mus´tēn) an antineoplastic containing estradiol joined to mechlorethamine, used for palliative treatment of metastatic or progressive carcinoma ... estramustine - definition of estramustine in the Medical ...





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