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When and How to Use It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with this drug include the following:
  • CeeNU comes in the form of a capsule. It is usually taken by mouth as a single dose about every six weeks.
  • You can take this medication with or without food. Taking it on an empty stomach may help reduce nausea and vomiting.
  • You may need to take different strengths of CeeNU capsules to make up your dose. Each strength comes as a different-colored capsule. Make sure you know exactly how many capsules of each strength to take.
  • This medication should be swallowed whole; do not open, break, or chew the capsules.
  • Your healthcare provider may give you other medicines to take before your CeeNU dose. Make sure you follow the directions for taking these other medicines.
  • You should wear gloves when handling the CeeNU capsules and avoid getting the powder contained in the capsules on your skin or in your nose or eyes. If contact with your skin does occur, which could happen if the capsules are accidentally opened or damaged, flush the area with water.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. CeeNU works best if taken on schedule. However, you may need to miss a dose due to side effects.

Dosing Information

The dose of CeeNU your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your height and weight
  • How you respond to and tolerate it
  • Other medications you are taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click CeeNU Dosage for more information.)
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