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Were you looking for information about Dacarbazine? Decarbazine is a common misspelling of dacarbazine.
 
As a type of chemotherapy medication, dacarbazine (DTIC-Dome®) is prescribed to treat malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer) that has spread to other areas of the body (metastasized). It is also approved for use in combination with other medications to treat Hodgkin's disease.
 
Although some people may not have any problems with this medicine, side effects are possible and may include nausea, vomiting, and a loss of appetite. People who have liver disease, kidney disease, or certain other medical problems may not be able to safely take this medication.
 
(For more information on this medicine, click Dacarbazine. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this drug, including how it works, safety warnings, and general dosing instructions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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