trademark for a preparation of mechlorethamine hydrochloride, an antineoplastic agent.
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A trademark for the drug mechlorethamine hydrochloride.
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mechlorethamineA nitrogen mustard derivative which binds to DNA, crosslinking both strands to prevent its replication.
Mechlorethamine was first developed as a chemical weapon.
A nitrogen mustard alkylating agent used for managing lymphomas; part of MOPP.
Nausea, vomiting, marrow suppression, skin vesiculation at injection site.
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