Synthetic products (excluding registered drugs)

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L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine is a naturally occurring compound which is present in humans, most animal species, numerous microorganisms and plants. The vital metabolic functions of L-carnitine are to facilitate the transport of fatty acids across the mitochondrial membranes, which function as a sort of cellular power plants, providing energy to cells.

Insulin potentiation therapy

In insulin potentiation therapy, insulin is used as an adjunct to conventional chemotherapy. It is claimed that insulin potentiates the effects of chemotherapy, enabling the use of lower doses of the latter.

Modified citrus pectin

Pectin is a soluble fiber present in most plants but is concentrated in the peel and pulp of citrus fruits (lemons, oranges, grapefruits) and apples.

Galavit

Galavit is a Russian drug that has been marketed as an anti-cancer agent since 1997. The alleged anti-cancer effects of Galavit have not been examined in any experimental or clinical study.

Hydrazine sulfate

Hydrazine sulfate is a compound that has been studied as a treatment for cancer and for cancer-related anorexia  and loss of muscle mass and body weight.

Megamin

Megamin is a specially prepared quartz mineral for dietary use. The manufacturers claim that Megamin can be used to improve general well being, relieve or prevent adverse effects associated with chemotherapy, and treat malignant and blood (haematological) diseases, especially cancer.

714-X

The main ingredient in 714-X is made by combining chemicals with camphor, a natural substance that comes from the wood and bark of the camphor tree. Ammonia and salt are added to camphor to make 714-X .

Antineoplastons

Antineoplastons are a group of chemical compounds that are found normally in urine and blood. They are made up mostly of amino acids (the building blocks of protein) and peptides (compounds made of two or more amino acids). For use in medical research, antineoplastons were originally taken from human urine, but they are now made from chemicals in the laboratory.

Cancell / Cantron / Protocel

Cancell is a trademarked name of a liquid mixture long promoted as a treatment for cancer and other diseases.

Dichloroacetate (DCA)

Although DCA is classified as a hazardous environmental chemical (a probable human carcinogen). It is also used as an investigational drug for the treatment of cancer and for specific rare diseases.