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Carmustine (Systemic)

Brand Names : BiCNU, BCNU

Carmustine | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

Additional Information

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, carmustine is used in certain patients with the following conditions:

  • Cancer of the colon and rectum
  • Cancer of the stomach
  • Malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer)
  • Mycosis fungoides (tumors on the skin)
  • Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (a certain type of cancer of the blood)

Other than the above information, there is no additional information relating to proper use, precautions, or side effects for these uses.

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