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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


D-cycloserine  listen  (...SY-kloh-SAYR-een)

  A drug used to treat tuberculosis. It is also being studied in the treatment of pain and nerve problems (numbness, tingling) caused by chemotherapy and in the treatment of low back pain, autism, certain anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia. D-cycloserine is a type of antibiotic. Also called Seromycin.