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Active substance: Dacarbazine
Manufacturer: Abraxis Pharmaceutical Products

Extract from the prescribing information:

"Hemopoietic depression is the most common toxicity with dacarbazine for injection and involves primarily the leukocytes and platelets, although, anemia may sometimes occur."

"Hepatic toxicity accompanied by hepatic vein thrombosis and hepatocellular necrosis resulting in death, has been reported."

The above has been extracted from the Dacarbazine prescribing information on the APP webpages.