Clinical data
AHFS/ International Drug Names
Routes of
Oral, IV
ATC code L01AB02 (WHO)
Synonyms 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, 1,4-dimethanesulfonate, Threitol 1,4-dimethanesulfonate, Threitol 1,4-bismethanesulfonate; L-Threitol 1,4-bis(methanesulfonate); Ovastat; Threosulphan; Treosulphan; Tresulfan
CAS Number 299-75-2 N
PubChem (CID) 9296
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.529
Chemical and physical data
Formula C6H14O8S2
Molar mass 278.30056 g·mol1
Melting point 101.5 to 105 °C (214.7 to 221.0 °F)
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Treosulfan is a substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer.[1] It belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents. It has been used mainly as a substitute of busulfan in frail patients, as the side effects and toxicity are supposedly less severe.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".

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