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.

An orally bioavailable east Asian herbal supplement, with potential gastro- and neuro-protective, immunostimulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-cachexic and antioxidant activities. Sipjeondaebo-tang is comprised of various components, including Angelica root (Angelicae Gigantis Radix), the rhizome of Cnidium officinale Makino (Cnidii Rhizoma), Radix Paeoniae, Rehmannia glutinosa root (Rehmanniae Radix Preparata), Ginseng root (Ginseng Radix Alba), Atractylodes lancea root (Atractylodis Rhizoma Alba), the dried sclerotia of Poria cocos (Poria cocos Sclerotium), Licorice root (Glycyrrhizae Radix), Astragalus root (Astragali Radix), and the dried bark of Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomi Cortex). Upon administration, and although the exact mechanism of action has yet to be fully elucidated, sipjeondaebo-tang may exert its effect through the various mechanism of actions that may be attributed to the different herbs. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:deciten granule