Mesnex: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage Forms, and Manufacturers


Mesnex is a chemo protectant that may be taken as injections or pills. It has also been studied as a mucolytic agent in experimental trials. What is Mesnex used for? It is used as a preventative measure to reduce the risk of ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis. Mesnex Dosage Forms 1 g Multidose Vial, and 100 mg/mL … Read more

Mesna (chemoprotectant): Contraindications, Side Effects, Uses, and Brand Names


A synthetic sulfhydryl compound Mesna; is a chemo-protective agent used to prevent ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis. It can be given intravenously or orally. The drug is rapidly oxidized to mesna disulfide, which is its main metabolite (dimesna). In the kidney, dimesna is reduced to a free thiol, which interacts with ifosfamide metabolites and causes their detoxification. … Read more