Generic CeeNU (Lomustine)

US Brand Name:CeeNU
Generic Name:Lomustine
Indian Brand Name:Medustine
Manufacturer:Medicon Pharma Lab Pvt. Ltd.
Packaging:Blister of 10 Capsules
Availability / Pricing:Contact us for further information
Delivery Time:10 — 20 Days

Medustine (Lomustine) is an oral anti-cancer medication prescribed to treat several types of cancer. These include brain cancer, lung cancer, lymphoma, or malignant skin cancer. The medication operates by interfering with cancer cell reproduction to slow its growth and possibly prevent its spread to other parts of the body. It may be used along with surgery, radiotherapy, or other medications to fully eliminate the infection. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions not listed here.

Dosage and administration

Always follow your physician’s instructions for using Medustine (Lomustine) to ensure the safest and most effective results. It is normally prescribed to be taken once a day at the indicated dosage. Your dosage and frequency of application will be determined by your response to previous treatments, symptom severity, current health condition, and the type of cancer being treated. Never alter any part of your regiment unless instructed to do so as misuse can lead to severe health complications including death.

Swallow the daily doses whole and unaltered along with a large glass of water. It is recommended to take the capsules on an empty stomach to prevent nausea. Never change the form of the medicine prior to use by opening the capsules or dissolving their contents in water as this can destroy their contents or alter their effects by disrupting the timing of release. It is also recommended to take the doses at the same time each day to get the most efficient results by keeping a constant level of medicine in the body at all times.

Consult your physician regularly while using the medicine to make sure it is having the correct results. This will allow your response to the medicine to be observed so that the correct adjustments can be made to your regiment including changes to your dosage or frequency of administration until the best results are found. If you have questions about the medicine, ask your pharmacist or physician to ensure the correct application.

Side effects

As Medustine (Lomustine) is a powerful anti-cancer medication and its use may cause side effects in some patients. These can range widely in severity and should always be discussed with your doctor as soon as they occur to make sure the correct response is taken. Be especially cautious about any that worry you, are persistent, or are intense. It may be necessary to reduce your dosage or frequency of administration to prevent further health problems. You may also be directed to seek emergency medical attention in more serious cases.

Side effects that may occur during use include:

  • Fatigue or drowsiness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Changes in vision (Blurriness or halos)
More serious symptoms that may need medical attention are:

  • Signs of infection (Fever, chills, aches, or sore throat)
  • Sores or white patches in the mouth or on the lips
  • Chest pain, chest tightness, or difficulty breathing
  • Confusion or unusual changes in mood
  • Decreased or halted urination
  • Swelling of the ankles or feet
  • Discolored urine or stools
  • Jaundice (Yellowing of the eyes or skin)

Do not begin using Medustine (Lomustine) if you have severe myelosuppression, allergies to nitrosourea anti-cancer medications, or have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Inform your doctor if the patient is a child as reduced doses or other adjustments may be required to prevent potential health problems from occurring.

If you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction, seek emergency medical attention. Possible symptoms include difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, swelling, chest tightness, skin rashes, and hives.

Medustine (Lomustine) should only be used as instructed and prescribed by your physician or pharmacist. Do not alter your dosage unless specifically instructed to do so by either of the above. Dosage and usage often depend on the severity of the condition, as well as the patient’s medical history and current health condition.

Before you begin using this medication, ensure your physician is aware of the following:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have any allergies.
  • If you have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • If you are using any other drugs or medication.
  • If you are using any vitamins or supplements.
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