Disease Information for Carmustine (BiCNU) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Lung disease.
Fetal anomaly
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alkylating agents (example)
DRUG/Chemotherapeutics/cancer drugs/etc (category)
DRUG/Nitrosurea alkylating agents (example)
DRUG/Readily enters CNS/CSF Blood-brain barrier
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1,3 Bis(2 chloroethyl) 1 nitrosourea, 1,3 Bis(beta chloroethyl) 1 nitrosourea, admin, BCNU, BCNU Carmustine, BCNU (bis chloroethylnitrosourea), bis chloroethylnitrosourea, Bis Chloronitrosourea, Bis(chloroethyl) Nitrosourea, CAMUSTINE, CAMUSTINE PREPARATION, Carmustin, Carmustine, Carmustine (product), Carmustine (substance), CARMUSTINE PREPARATION, FIVB, N,N' bis(2 chloroethyl) N nitrosourea, Urea N,N' bis(2 chloroethyl) N nitroso, Brand name/BiCNU (Carmustine)
Definition

Cancer chemotherapy use NitrosUrea Alkylating agent; used primarily for CNS lesions.

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