Dacarbazine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

Dacarbazine is used to treat skin cancer (malignant melanoma) and Hodgkin’s disease.

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  • More common
    Redness, pain, or swelling at place of injection
    Less common
    Black, tarry stools
    blood in urine or stools
    cough or hoarseness, accompanied by fever or chills
    fever or chills
    lower back or side pain, accompanied by fever or chills
    painful or difficult urination, accompanied by fever or chills
    pinpoint red spots on skin
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    Rare
    Shortness of breath
    stomach pain
    swelling of face
    yellow eyes or skin
    If any of the following side effects occur while taking dacarbazine, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

    Rare
    Sores in mouth and on lips
    Some of the side effects that can occur with dacarbazine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    More common
    Loss of appetite
    nausea or vomiting (should lessen after 1 or 2 days)
    Less common
    Feelings of uneasiness
    flushing of face
    muscle pain
    numbness of face
    This medicine may cause a temporary loss of hair in some people. After treatment with dacarbazine has ended, normal hair growth should return.

    After you stop taking this drug, it is possible that you may still experience side effects that need medical attention. If you notice any of the following side effects check with your doctor immediately:

    Black, tarry stools
    blood in urine or stools
    cough or hoarseness, accompanied by fever or chills
    fever or chills
    lower back or side pain, accompanied by fever or chills
    painful or difficult urination, accompanied by fever or chills
    pinpoint red spots on skin
    unusual bleeding or bruising
  • (intravenous powder for injection)