General English name: Carmustine

Brand: BiCNU

Application: Cancer – Multiple myeloma – Brain tumor – Hodgkin’s disease – Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma


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Pharmaceutical forms of carmustine


Carmustine Pharmaceutical Information

Carmustine is used to treat cancers (called multiple myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and brain tumors). Carmustine is an alkylating agent that slows or stops the growth of cancer cells.


The correct amount and method of taking Carmustine


Contraindications Carmustine


Carmustine consumption during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Carmustine may be harmful to the fetus.


The effect of taking Carmustine on driving

Carmustine may not cause symptoms such as drowsiness, but in some people it can cause vision changes. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving.


Carmustine drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Other drugs that can interact with carmustine include nalidixic acid.


Carmustine Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking carmustine:


Side effects of carmustine

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects may occur if you take more than the dose of this medicine. If any of these side effects occur, your doctor should be informed:

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Carmustine.


Complications of Carmustine Overdose (Carmustine Poisoning)


Storage conditions of Carmustine