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Side effect(s) of Mechlorethamine HCl

Last Updated on May 11, 2022
Review the side-effects of Mechlorethamine HCl as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Skin - Hair loss, redness of the skin, herpes zoster; skin eruptions.

Eye and ENT - Diminished hearing, ringing in the ear, and fainting.

Gastrointestinal - Loss of appetite, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.

Genitourinary - Decreased sperm count, impaired spermatogenesis, absence of menstrual period, delayed menses, increase in blood urea.

Blood - Bone marrow suppression and decrease in blood cells count.

Liver - Jaundice.

Miscellaneous - Chromosomal abnormalities, anaphylaxis.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Mechlorethamine HCl

Mechlorethamine HCl(Mustargen) generic is an anti-neoplastic agent, prescribed for Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma along with other medications. It is also used as palliative chemotherapy in lung and breast cancers. It slows or stops the growth of cancer cells in the body.
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