FDA Approved Medical Products for:

Classic Kaposi sarcoma

The table(s) below may not be an exhaustive list of drugs or products used to treat this condition. There may be other products available that are not considered orphan products.

Generic Name Daunorubicin citrate liposome injection
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
DaunoXome
(Gilead)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
First line cytotoxic therapy for advanced, HIV related Kaposi's sarcoma.
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Generic Name Interferon alfa-2b (recombinant)
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Intron A
(Schering-Plough )
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Treatment of selected patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.
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Generic Name Alitretinoin
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Panretin® (topical)
(Eisai Medical Research, Inc)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Topical treatment of cutaneous lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.
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Generic Name Interferon alfa-2a (recombinant)
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Roferon®-A
(Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc.)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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Generic Name Paclitaxel
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Taxol®
(Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
For the second line treatment of AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma.
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Generic Name Pazopanib
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Votrient
(GlaxoSmithKline)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Advanced soft tissue sarcoma (STS) who have received prior chemotherapy.
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