Brand Names : Gliadel Wafer, BCNU
belongs to the group of medicines known as alkylating agents. It is used to
treat certain types of brain cancer.
Carmustine interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually
destroyed. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected by carmustine,
other effects may also occur.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form(s):
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
Another commonly used name is BCNU