Carmustine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Carmustine?

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Injection:

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of cancers.

Wafer (implant):

• This medicine is used to treat brain cancer.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• If you are a male and sexually active, protect your partner from...

 
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