Mitotane is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Mitotane is used to treat cancer of the adrenal gland (adrenal cortical carcinoma). Mitotane may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lysodren belongs to a class of drugs known as Miscellaneous antineoplastics. Lysodren is used to treat cancer of the adrenal glands. Lysodren works by killing or slowing down the growth of adrenal gland cells and also reverses the side effects that might be caused by too much hormone production in the body of a patient.