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CeeNU Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is lomustine (CeeNU)?
- What are the possible side effects of lomustine (CeeNU)?
- What is the most important information I should know about lomustine (CeeNU)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking lomustine (CeeNU)?
- How should I take lomustine (CeeNU)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (CeeNU)?
- What happens if I overdose (CeeNU)?
- What should I avoid while taking lomustine (CeeNU)?
- What other drugs will affect lomustine (CeeNU)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (CeeNU)?
Call your doctor if you forget to take your scheduled lomustine dose.
What happens if I overdose (CeeNU)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while taking lomustine (CeeNU)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with lomustine, and avoid coming into contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine. There is a chance that the virus could be passed on to you. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), oral polio, chickenpox (varicella), BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guérin), and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect lomustine (CeeNU)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with lomustine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. 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 lomustine.
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 CeeNU Information
- CeeNU Drug Interactions Center: lomustine oral
- CeeNU Side Effects Center
- CeeNU Overview including Precautions
- CeeNU FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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