Popular Skin Cancer Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Antifolates 38
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Nucleoside Metabolic Inhibitors 71
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FLUOROURACIL, 5-FU (flure oh YOOR a sil) is a chemotherapy agent. It is used on the skin to treat skin cancer and skin conditions that could become cancer.
Antimetabolites 29
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HYDROXYUREA is a chemotherapy drug. This medicine is used to treat certain types of leukemias and head and neck cancer. It is also used to control the painful crises of sickle cell anemia.
Immune Response Modifiers 41
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IMIQUIMOD cream is used to treat external genital or anal warts. It is also used to treat other skin conditions such as actinic keratosis and certain types of skin cancer.
Antifolates 105
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METHOTREXATE is a chemotherapy drug used to treat cancer including breast cancer, leukemia, and lymphoma. This medicine can also be used to treat psoriasis and certain kinds of arthritis.
Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitors 11,215
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VISMODEGIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer.
Microtubule Inhibitors 2,336
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DOCETAXEL is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancers like breast cancer, certain stomach cancers, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer.
Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitors 10,179
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SONIDEGIB (soe ni deg ib) is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer.
Alkylating Drugs 3,242
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MECHLORETHAMINE topical gel is a chemotherapy drug that is used to treat mycosis fungoides which is a type of skin lymphoma.
EGFR Inhibitors 1,218
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CETUXIMAB is a monoclonal antibody. It is used to treat colorectal cancer and head and neck cancer.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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