Chlormethine treats certain types of cancers. It may cause nausea and vomiting. Women should not get pregnant while on chlormethine.
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Uses of Chlormethine
Chlormethine is used in the treatment of:
- Hodgkin Disease
- Mycosis Fungoides
- Neoplasm Metastasis
- Pleural Effusion, Malignant
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Chlormethine Brand Names
Chlormethine Drug Class
Chlormethine is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Chlormethinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Chlormethine and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Chlormethine falls into category D:
It has been shown that use of Chlormethine in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.
Take chlormethine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Chlormethine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Chlormethine is available in the following doses:
- Mechlorethamine 10 Mg Injectable Powder For Injection
Forms of Medication
Chlormethine is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Topical Gel