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Carmustine


Trade Names: 
BiCNU®

Alternate Names: 
BCNU

Possible Uses: 
Chemotherapy drug. Treatment of some brain tumors, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, part of some conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplant

Drug Interactions: 
Cimetidine, digoxin, echinacea

Possible Side Effects: 
Nausea, vomiting, temporary hair loss, mouth sores, redness in eyes, vision problems, breathing difficulties, yellowing of skin or eyes, reversible kidney disorder, decreased coordination.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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