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View in Spanish: Diclorhidrato de histamina

Histamine dihydrochloride (HIS-tuh-meen dy-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer and other conditions. When used together with interleukin-2, histamine dihydrochloride may help some immune cells find and kill tumor cells. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called Maxamine.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.