Disease Information for Lomustine (CCNU) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
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 (2 Chloroethyl) 3 cyclohexyl 1 nitrosourea, 1 Nitrosourea 1 (2 chloroethyl) 3 cyclohexyl, Chloroethylcyclo hexylnitrosourea, Chloroethylcyclohexylnitrosourea, cyclohexylchloroethylnitrosourea, Lomustine, Lomustine (product), Lomustine (substance), LOMUSTINE PREPARATION, Lomustinum, N (2 chloroethyl) N' cyclohexyl N nitrosourea, Urea N (2 chloroethyl) N' cyclohexyl N nitroso, Brand name/CCNU (Lomustine), Brand name/CeeNU (Lomustine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
Definition

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

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