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BiCNU Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is carmustine (BiCNU)?
- What are the possible side effects of carmustine (BiCNU)?
- What is the most important information I should know about carmustine (BiCNU)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving carmustine (BiCNU)?
- How is carmustine given (BiCNU)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (BiCNU)?
- What happens if I overdose (BiCNU)?
- What should I avoid while receiving carmustine (BiCNU)?
- What other drugs will affect carmustine (BiCNU)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (BiCNU)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your carmustine injection.
What happens if I overdose (BiCNU)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving carmustine (BiCNU)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
What other drugs will affect carmustine (BiCNU)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially cimetidine (Tagamet).
There may be other drugs that can interact with carmustine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about carmustine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional BiCNU Information
- BiCNU Drug Interactions Center: carmustine iv
- BiCNU Side Effects Center
- BiCNU Overview including Precautions
- BiCNU FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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