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Multiple-Drug Regimens 

Chapter:
Nomenclature
Author(s):

Margaret A. Winker

Regimens that include multiple drugs may be referred to by an abbreviation after the nonproprietary names of the drugs have been provided at first mention (see also , Drug Abbreviations, and , Abbreviations, Clinical, Technical and Other Common Terms). Drug regimens used in oncology frequently are referred to by abbreviations of combinations of antineoplastic agents, but often the abbreviations are not derived from the INNs. For example, the letter O in MOPP is derived from Oncovin, the proprietary name for vincristine sulfate, and the A in ABVD is derived from Adriamycin, the proprietary name for doxorubicin hydrochloride. When the abbreviation

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