Mitomycin: A blue-violet crystalline powder
The drug Mitomycin, an antibiotic isolated from the broth of Streptomyces caespitosus, has been shown to have antitumor activity. The compound is heat stable, has a high melting point, and is freely soluble in organic solvents. This medicine is used in treating patients with upper gastrointestinal cancers such as oesophagal carcinoma, breast cancers, and anal cancer, as well as by bladder instillation for superficial bladder tumours. This drug is a blue-violet crystalline powder. Mitomycin vials come in 10 mg and 40 mg to administer intravenously. The common side-effects of Mitomycin are headache, fatigue, diarrhoea, pain, blurring of vision, etc. Mitomycin should be given intravenously only, using care to avoid extravasation of the compound. If extravasation occurs, cellulitis, ulceration and slough may result.
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