This chemotherapy combination contains the drugs cytarabine (Ara-C), daunorubicin hydrochloride, and etoposide phosphate. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.
|A||= Cytarabine (Ara-C)|
|D||= Daunorubicin Hydrochloride|
|E||= Etoposide Phosphate|
Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.
Use in Cancer
ADE is used to treat:
- Acute myeloid leukemia in children.
This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.
More About ADE
Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.