hydrazine sulfate

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hydrazine sulfate

Alternative oncology
A chemical that may partially reverse tumour-related cachexia, improve survival (e.g., in non-small cell carcinoma of the lungs), and shrink breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, prostatic, and thyroid carcinomas, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma and melanoma.

Adverse effects
Drowsiness, euphoria, itching, nausea, vertigo and paraesthesia that respond to vitamin B6 supplements.

hydrazine sulfate

A chemical promoted for the treatment of cancer. There are no evidence-based studies supporting the efficacy of hydrazine sulfate for cancer.
See also: hydrazine

hydrazine sulfate (hīˑ·dr·zēn sulˑ·fāt),

n a monoamine oxidase inhibitor and drug that has been used for the treatment of cachexia and cancer. Should not be taken with alcohol, tranquilizers, or with foods containing tyrosine.


a gaseous diamine, H4N2, or any of its substitution derivatives.

hydrazine sulfate
an inhibitor of gluconeogenesis; used as an appetite stimulant.