NCI Drug Dictionary

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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 synthetic organometallic compound containing the element germanium with possible antineoplastic activity. Spirogermanium exhibits significant toxicity, particularly neurotoxicity. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Spirogermanium Compound
Code name:S 99 A
Chemical structure:
  • 2-[3-(dimethyl-amino)propyl]-8,8-diethyl-2-aza-8-germaspiro[4,5]decane
  • 8,8-diethyl-N,N-dimethyl-3-aza-8-germaspiro[4,5]decane-2-propanamine