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Mechlorethamine is a specific member of the class of nitrogen mustards, originally introduced as chemical weapons but now used medically as antineoplastic agents and immunosuppressants. [1]

Its primary indications are for Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Mechlorethamine is toxic to the bone marrow and gastrointestinal system.[2]