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Synonyms: Ledaga® | Mustargen® | mustine | nitrogen mustard | nitrogen mustard N-oxide hydrochloride
mechlorethamine is an approved drug (FDA (1949), EMA (2017))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Mechlorethamine is a nitrogen mustard and is the prototype alkylating anticancer chemotherapeutic. In addition, mechlorethamine is used in the synthesis of the opioid analgesic pethidine.
View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: mechlorethamine