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Definition of Hydrazine

Hydrazine: Hydrazine sulfate, an alternative medicine that has been claimed to be a treatment for cancer. It has been used as a first-line agent in cancer therapy and as a treatment for cancer-related anorexia (loss of appetite) and cachexia (loss of muscle mass and body weight). The results from a scientific standpoint have been inconclusive. The substance is not without possible adverse effects. At least one death has been laid to it.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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