uracil mustardmedical dictionary

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Nitrogen mustard derivative of uracil. It is a alkylating antineoplastic agent that is used in lymphatic malignancies, and causes mainly gastrointestinal and bone marrow damage.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, alkylating.

Chemical name: 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-(bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)-

(12 Dec 1998)