Definition of procarbazine hydrochloride

procarbazine hydrochloride

(proh-KAR-buh-zeen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A drug used with other drugs to treat advanced Hodgkin lymphoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Procarbazine hydrochloride damages the cell’s DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Procarbazine is the active ingredient of procarbazine hydrochloride. Also called Matulane.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms