Ranimustine (Cymerin)

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Mechanism of action

From the NCI Drug Dictionary: A chloroethylnitrosourea derivative that inhibits proliferation and growth of tumor cells by alkylation and cross-linkage of DNA strands of tumor cells.

Diseases for which it used

Also known as

  • Generic name: MCNU, ranomustine
  • Brand names: Cymer, Cymerin