Ceenu is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) lomustine. On this page you will find out more about Ceenu, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: lomustine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Ceenu 40 mg hard capsule, 20
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
(1) Brain tumours (primary and secondary). (2) Hodgkin's disease (as secondary therapy). Lomustine is used in addition to appropriate surgical and/or radiotherapeutic procedures or as a component of various chemotherapeutic regimens in the palliative treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumours. CeeNU containing combinations should be used as alternative therapy in the treatment of disseminated Hodgkin's Disease in patients refractory to other established treatment regimens.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Capsule, white/dark green, marked in black with "CPL" above "3031" on the cap and "40MG" on the body|
|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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