Procarbazine

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procarbazine

(Science: chemical) N-(1-methylethyl)-4-((2-methylhydrazino)methyl)benzamide. An antineoplastic agent used primarily in combination with mechlorethamine, vincristine, and prednisone (the mopp protocol) in the treatment of hodgkin's disease. It is unrelated to other antineoplastic agent and may therefore be effective when other agents have failed.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, carcinogens.

Chemical name: Benzamide, N-(1-methylethyl)-4-((2-methylhydrazino)methyl)-