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Drug Glossary

A glossary of common drug names and their scientific names for advanced prostate cancer treatments available in Canada.

Therapy
Drug type
Trade name
Scientific name
2nd generation ADT drug therapies
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Xtandi
enzalutamide
2nd generation ADT drug therapies
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Xtandi
enzalutamide
2nd generation ADT drug therapies
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Erleada
apalutamide
2nd generation ADT drug therapies
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Nubeqa
darolutamide
5-alpha reductase inhibitors
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Avodart
dutasteride
5-alpha reductase inhibitors
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Proscar
finasteride
ADT - Androgen Deprivation Therapy
agonist
Eligard
leuprolide
ADT - Androgen Deprivation Therapy
agonist
Lupron
leuprolide
ADT - Androgen Deprivation Therapy
agonist
Zoladex
goserelin
ADT - Androgen Deprivation Therapy
antagonists
Firmagon
degarelix
ADT - Androgen Deprivation Therapy
antagonists
Orgovyx
relugolix
Advanced imaging
PSMA PET Scan
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PSMA-11
Advanced imaging
PSMA PET Scan
Pylarify
Piflufolastat (PCFPyl)
Anti Androgens
steroidal
Depot-Provera
medroxyprogesterone acetate
Anti Androgens
steroidal
Androcur
cyproterone acetate
Anti Androgens
non-steroidal
Casodex
bicalutamide
Bone health
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Xgeva
denosumab
Bone health
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Zometa
zoledronic acid
Bone health
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Radium 223 (223 Ra)
Chemotherapy
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Taxotere
docetaxel
Chemotherapy
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Jevanta
cabazitaxel
Chemotherapy
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Paraplatin
carboplatin
Chemotherapy
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Platinol
cisplatin
DNA repair inhibitors
PARP Inhibitors
Lynparza
Olaparib
DNA repair inhibitors
PARP Inhibitors
Rubraca
Rucaparib
Immunotherapy
Vaccine
Provenge
sipuleucel-T
Radioligand therapy
177 Lu
Pluvitco
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