Mitotane (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Mitotane is used to treat some types of cancer in the adrenal glands. This medicine acts on a part of the body called the adrenal cortex. Mitotane reduces the amount of steroids (cortisone-like hormones) that are produced by the adrenal cortex. These hormones are important for various functions of the body, including growth. However, too much of these hormones can cause problems.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.