Lomustine Capsule is an alkylating nitrosourea compound which finds application in chemotherapy. Being highly lipid soluble in nature, it can easily cross blood-brain barrier. Active compound present in this capsule has chemical formula C9H16ClN3O2 with molecular weight of 233.695 g/mol. This capsule gets metabolized in liver and shows complete bioavailability of 100% with 50% protein binding ability. Administered orally, Lomustine Capsule is known to have ability to alkylate both DNA & RNA to exert its curative effects by reducing or blocking various important enzymatic processes.
Minimum Order Quantity : 1000 Box
Usage : Commercial, Clinical, Hospital
Uses : Lomustine is used in the treatment of brain tumor, lung cancer, hodgkin’s disease and malignant melanoma.
How it works : Lomustine works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
Common side effects : Nausea, Vomiting, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Decreased white blood cell count.