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Noun1.lomustine - an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
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Previous case reports have described treatment with vincristine, lomustine, and prednisone, (4) vincristine alone, (12) and procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine.
Combination chemotherapy with L-asparaginase, lomustine, and prednisone for relapsed or refractory canine lymphoma.
When a fourth growth appeared in a recent MRI, they switched her treatment to a drug called lomustine (CCNU), which she started on Thursday.
This patient was treated with lomustine, mitoxantrone, and vinblastine and achieved a complete response but relapsed and died 2 years and 2 months after the diagnosis of Hodgkin disease.
An oligodendroglioma with those molecular alterations has a better response to PCV (procarbazine hydrochloride, lomustine [CCNU; CeeNU], and vincristine sulfate) chemotherapy.
In relation to the second set of tablets - Lomustine - Dr Pemberton had used the shorthand of writing a one over a number seven to indicate just a single days-worth of the drug should be prescribed.
Examples of nitrosureas are Carmustine, Lomustine and Streptozocin.
Because the tumor had progressed on temozolomide, the patient began a chemotherapy regime of oral lomustine at a dose of 110 mg per square meter of BSA every 6 weeks and oral isotretinoin at a dose of 100 mg per square meter of BSA for 21 days of a 28-day cycle.
The same study found that most plans covered the following drugs, with median copays ranging from $5-$40: lomustine, thioguanine, bexarotene, erlotinib, exemestane, anastrozole, megestrol acetate, tamoxifen, chlorambucil, procarbazine, altretamine, and others.
The implant is smaller than an Alkaseltzer and it is used in conjunction with a drug called lomustine, which has been used to treat patients for many years in tablets or injections.
Drugs that might interfere with the results of monitoring tests Antineoplastic drugs Other drugs Azacitidine Atropine Busulfan Chloral hydrate Chlorambucil Chlordiazepoxide Cisplatin Chlorpromazine Cyclophosphamide Cimetidine Cytarabine Diazepam Dacarbazine Dobutamine Dibromodulcitol Dopamine Estramustine Ephedrine Floxuridine Fentanyl Fludarabine Haloperidol Fluorouracil Hydroxyzine Ifosfamide Meperidine Lomustine Metoclopramide Mercaptopurine Midazolam Methotrexate Morphine Streptozocin Pentobarbital Thiopeta Phenylephrine Prochlorperazine Promethazine Ranitidine Scopolamine Secobarbital Temazepam
But this oncology empire is built on a number of other drugs that were also invented through taxpayer-funded research, including cisplatin, carboplatin, carmustine, and lomustine, to mention a few.