An anticancer drug used in treating adrenocortical cancer and ACTH-producing pituitary tumors (Cushing's disease).

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... MITOTANE (Lysodren®) treats an overactive adrenal gland or certain cancers that affect the adrenal gland. Treatment with mitotane reduces the amount of hormones called "adrenocorticoids." Your body needs these hormones for things like growth, sexual development, and reproduction. Too much or too little of these hormones, however, can cause serious problems. Generic mitotane tablets are not yet available. ...
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Image:Mitotane.png Mitotane Systematic (IUPAC) name 1-chloro-2-[2, ...
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