Dacarbazine belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications called antineoplastics. It kills cancer cells by interfering with their growth and reproduction. Dacarbazine is used alone or in combination with other antineoplastic medications to treat metastatic malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer).
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are receiving this medication, speak to your doctor. Do not stop receiving this medication without consulting your doctor.