NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

A first-generation sulfonylurea with hypoglycemic activity. Carbutamide was one of the first sulfonylurea compounds used but was withdrawn from the market due to toxic effects on bone marrow. This agent has a long half-life. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Chemical structure:1-(4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl-3-butylurea