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.

vindesine sulfate
The sulfate salt form of vindesine. Vindesine binds to and stabilizes tubulin, thereby interrupting tubulin polymerization and preventing the formation of the mitotic spindle and cell division; treated cells are unable to undergo mitosis and are arrested in metaphase. This agent also disrupts macromolecular synthesis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:desacetyl vinblastine amide sulfate
vindesine sulphate
vindesini sulfas
US brand name:Eldisine
Foreign brand name:Eldisin
Code name:LY-099094