Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Gliadel

Descriptions


Carmustine implant is used together with surgery and radiation therapy to treat malignant glioma and glioblastoma multiforme. These are types of brain cancer.

Carmustine belongs to the group of cancer medicines known as alkylating agents. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Implant