What Arsenox is?
Arsenox is an inorganic compound and medication indicated for the treatment of:
- Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: is a kind of an aggressive Acute Myeloid Leukemia, in which there are several Promyelocyte (immature blood-forming cells) in the blood and bone marrow.
These promyelocytes are responsible for reducing the normal white as well as red blood cells and platelets in the body.
What Arsenic Trioxide is?
Arsenic trioxide is used to treat a type of cancer known as acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). It may be used both in cases that are unresponsive other agents, such as all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) or as part of the initial treatment of newly diagnosed cases. This initial treatment may include combination therapy of arsenic trioxide with all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA).