Active Ingredient(s): Mesna
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1988
Pharm Company: * BAXTER HLTHCARE
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Mesnex Overview

Mesna, sold under the brand name Mesnex among others, is a medication used in those taking cyclophosphamide or ifosfamide to decrease the risk of bleeding from the bladder.[1] It is used either by mouth or injection into a vein.[1] Common side effects include headache, vomiting, sleepiness, loss of appetite, cough, rash, and joint pain.[1] Serious side effects include allergic reactions.[1] Use during pregnancy appears to be safe...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 1g/10ml, 400mg/4ml
  • Tablet: 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Mesnex: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0338-1305 Mesnex 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 67108-3565 Mesnex 400 mg Oral Tablet by Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Other drugs which contain Mesna or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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