Bendamustine Hydrochloride

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 (BEN-duh-MUS-teen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

This page contains brief information about bendamustine hydrochloride and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.

US Brand Name(s)
FDA Approved

FDA Approval for Bendamustine Hydrochloride

Use in Cancer

Bendamustine hydrochloride is approved to treat:

Bendamustine hydrochloride is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

More About Bendamustine Hydrochloride

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

MedlinePlus Information on Bendamustine Hydrochloride - A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:

  • warnings about this drug,
  • what this drug is used for and how it is used,
  • what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
  • what you should know about this drug before using it,
  • other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
  • possible side effects.

Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.

Research Results and Related Resources

Drug Combination Improves Outlook for Some Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Study Suggests New Treatment Option for Some Lymphomas

Clinical Trials Accepting Patients

Find Clinical Trials for Bendamustine Hydrochloride - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.

  • Posted: May 23, 2008
  • Updated: January 11, 2018