Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Emcyt

Descriptions


Estramustine belongs to the general group of medicines called antineoplastics. It is used to treat some cases of prostate cancer.

Estramustine is a combination of two medicines, an estrogen and mechlorethamine. The way that estramustine works against cancer is not completely understood. However, it seems to interfere with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.

Estramustine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule