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Procarbazine is given in pill form.
Procarbazine is classified as an alkylating agent. It causes cell death by interfering with the way genetic material (DNA) in the cell multiplies.
Procarbazine is used to treat leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It may also be used to treat other kinds of cancer.
Side effects of procarbazine are common, generally mild, and may include:
Women who take this medicine may experience menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal dryness.
See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.)
Procarbazine can affect your ability to have children. You may not be able to become pregnant or father a child after taking procarbazine. Discuss fertility with your doctor before starting treatment with this medicine.
Procarbazine can cause birth defects. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant or father a child while you are taking it.
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