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Generic Name: lomustine

Brand Names: Ceenu, Gleostine

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  • Use under supervision of a qualified clinician experienced in therapy with antineoplastic agents.
  • Risk of bone marrow suppression (e.g., thrombocytopenia, leukopenia), resulting in bleeding and infection. Bone marrow toxicity is delayed and cumulative. Monitor CBCs weekly during and for at least 6 weeks following each dose; do not administer more frequently than every 6 weeks. Adjust subsequent dosages based on nadir blood counts from previous dose. (See Dosage Modification for Toxicity under Dosage and Administration.)

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