Mustargen

Active Ingredient(s): Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard
FDA Approved: * March 15, 1949
Pharm Company: * OVATION PHARMS
Category: Cancer

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



Mustargen Overview

Chlormethine (INN, BAN), also known as mechlorethamine (USAN, USP), mustine, HN2, and (in post-Soviet states) embikhin (), is a nitrogen mustard sold under the brand name Mustargen among others. It is the prototype of alkylating agents, a group of anticancer chemotherapeutic drugs. It works by binding to DNA, crosslinking two strands and preventing cell duplication. It binds to the N7 nitrogen on the DNA base guanine. As the chemical is a blister agent, its use is strongly restricted within t...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard
  • Gel: 0.016%, 0.02%
  • Injection: 10mg, 10mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Mustargen: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 55292-911 Mustargen 10 mg/10ml Intracavitary; Intravenous Powder, for Solution by Recordati Rare Diseases, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard or a similar ingredient: (2 results)