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Lomustine 40mg (Belustine) Capsules


Brand name – Belustine 40

Generic name – Lomustine 40mg

Packaging – 10 capsules in 1 Bottle

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Lomustine 40mg (Belustine) Capsules

Belustine 40 Capsule is an anticancer medicine. It is used in the treatment of different kinds of cancers such as brain tumor, lung cancer, Hodgkin’s disease, and malignant melanoma. It may also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor.

Belustine 40 Capsule should be taken on an empty stomach, but try to take it at the same time every day. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effect of this medicine is decreased white blood cell count in your body. It may also cause nausea, vomiting, hair loss, and other side effects. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with kidney, liver, and heart function during treatment with this medicine. Inform your doctor if you observe signs of infections such as fever, chills, body ache, or if you have unusual bruising or bleeding.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.


  • Brain tumor
  • Lung cancer
  • Hodgkin’s disease
  • Malignant melanoma


In Brain tumor

Brain tumor is an abnormal mass or collection of cells that may be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign). Belustine 40 Capsule kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Youshould avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Lung cancer

Belustine 40 Capsule kills the cancerous cells in the lungs and stops their further growth and spread. But, as it reduces the immunity, avoid being in crowds and wash your hands often to prevent any infections. Have plenty of fluids, unless otherwise advised by the doctor not to. Take a healthy diet and keep taking the medicine as prescribed to get the full benefits.

In Hodgkin’s disease

Hodgkin’s disease is a type of lymphoma, which is a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps the immune system get rid of waste and fight infections. Belustine 40 Capsule kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.

In Malignant melanoma

Malignant melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in melanocytes, the cells that produce the pigment called melanin. Melanin is the pigment that gives the skin its color. Malignant melanoma is the most deadly and aggressive kind of skin cancer. Belustine 40 Capsule sticks to the genetic code, called DNA,of the cancer cells and kills them . It also prevents their growth and further spread. This helps to treat the cancer.
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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Belustine

  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hair loss

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1 Bottle, 2 Bottle, 3 Bottle