Antineoplastic Agents

Mechlorethamine -Uses

What is Mechlorethamine? Mechlorethamine (mek” lor eth’ a meen), also known as chlormethine and mustine, is a nitrogen mustard and was the first alkylating agent developed for use as an antineoplastic agent in man. It remains the most reactive in this class of agents. It has been in clinical use for more than 60 years, given systemically in combination with other …

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