Valchlor OverviewChlormethine (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. 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 the Chemical W...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Gel: 0.016%, 0.02%
- Injection: 10mg, 10mg/vial
NDC Database Records for Valchlor: (3 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 42427-002 Valchlor .012 g/60g Topical Gel by Ceptaris Therapeutics, Inc.
- 66215-016 Valchlor .012 g/60g Topical Gel by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Us, Inc.
- 69639-120 Valchlor .012 g/60g Topical Gel by Helsinn Therapeutics (U.s.), Inc.