REVIEW An organosulfur compound used in cancer chemotherapy involving cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide as an adjuvant. Mesna is used therapeutically to reduce the incidence of haemorrhagic cystitis and haematuria when a patient receives ifosfamide or cyclophosphamide for cancer chemotherapy.
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