Dacarbazine is an anticancer (cytotoxic) medicine. It belongs to the group of medicines called alkylating agents. It is used to treat cancer of the lymph system and malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer). It may also be used to treat other kinds of cancer, as determined by your doctor. Dacarbazine is also used to treat soft-tissue sarcomas such as leiomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma; neuroblastomas; and malignant glucagonoma. Like many chemotherapy drugs, dacarbazine may have numerous serious side effects, because it interferes with normal cell growth as well as cancer cell growth. Among the most serious possible side effects are birth defects to children conceived or carried during treatment; sterility, possibly permanent; or immune suppression (reduced ability of your body to fight infection or disease). Like most powerful drugs, it may produce more common side effects like nausea, fatigue, headache, etc. It is not known whether dacarbazine passes into breast milk. However, because this medicine may cause serious side effects, breast-feeding is generally not recommended while you are receiving it.
Side Effects of Dacarbazine
The following side effects of Dacarbazine may includes:
Warning and precautions before taking Dacarbazine
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