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Accidental overdose with lomustine has been reported, including fatal cases. Accidental overdose has been associated with bone marrow suppression, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, lethargy, dizziness, abnormal hepatic function, cough, and shortness of breath.
No proven antidotes have been established for CeeNU overdosage. In case of overdose, appropriate supportive measures should be taken.
CeeNU should not be given to individuals who have demonstrated a previous hypersensitivity to it.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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