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  • infections
  • Carmustine can lower blood cells that help your body fight infections and help your blood to clot. (peacehealth.org)
  • It is possible that medications that suppress the immune system could increase the risk of low blood cell counts and infections associated with carmustine. (rxwiki.com)
  • Carmustine can cause a severe decrease in the number of blood cells in your body, increasing your risk for anemia, infections, and bleeding. (rxwiki.com)
  • contains
  • This page contains brief information about carmustine and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials. (cancer.gov)
  • links
  • As an antineoplastic nitrosourea, carmustine alkylates and cross-links DNA during all phases of the cell cycle, resulting in disruption of DNA function, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis. (cancer.gov)