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CeeNU Chemotherapy Information

If your healthcare provider is recommending chemotherapy treatment with CeeNU® (lomustine), reviewing the information on all the benefits and potential risks can help minimize potentially serious complications associated with this medicine. For example, CeeNU can significantly lower blood cell counts, which may lead to anemia, serious infections, bleeding, and other problems.
 
In addition, drug interactions can occur with CeeNU, so tell your healthcare provider about all other vitamins, herbal supplements, and prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking before starting this chemotherapy treatment.
 
This prescription medication is approved to treat the following types of cancers:
 
  • Brain tumors in people who have already been treated with appropriate surgery and radiation therapy
  • Hodgkin's disease in people who did not improve or who have become worse after first-line treatment.
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CeeNU comes as capsules that are usually taken as a single dose once every six weeks. The medicine works by disrupting how DNA replicates, which helps prevent cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
 
(Click CeeNU for a complete look at this this chemotherapy drug, including information on what it is prescribed for, how it works, safety precautions, and tips on when and how to take it.)
 

CeeNU Chemotherapy Information

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