Repurposed Drug Database


Finasteride

Original Indication
Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
New Indication
Hair loss.

Floxuridine

Original Indication
Effective in the palliative management of gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the liver, when given by continuous regional intra-arterial infusion in carefully selected patients who are considered incurable by surgery or other means.
New Indication
Intraperitoneal treatment of gastric cancer.

Fluorouracil

Original Indication
Effective in the palliative management of carcinoma of the colon, rectum, breast, stomach and pancreas.
New Indication
For use in combination with interferon alpha-2a, recombinant, for the treatment of esophageal carcinoma.

Fluoxetine

Original Indication
Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Panic Disorder.
New Indication
Treatment of body dysmorphic disorder in children and adolescents.

Filgrastim

Original Indication
Decreasing the incidence of infection as manifested by febrile neutropenia in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anti-cancer drugs associated with a significant incidence of severe neutropenia with fever.
New Indication
Treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome.

Fludarabine phosphate

Original Indication
Fludara (Fludarabine Phosphate Injection) is indicated for the treatment of patients with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have not responded to or whose disease has progressed during treatment with at least one standard alkylating-agent containing regimen.
New Indication
Treatment and management of patients with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

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