Nowambien (Novembichinum; list a) - antineoplastic. Nowambien applied with chlamydia, chronic leukemia, polycythemia. Appoint nowambien only intravenously; the highest dose for adults is 0.01 g (10 mg) 1 to 2 times a day; single dose for children is 0.15-0.2 mg per 1 kg of body weight.
Treatment novamaina carried out under careful monitoring of blood picture (treatment should not be discontinued before the number of leukocytes in the blood will go down to 3000 1 mm3), and the General condition of the patient. Nowambien contraindicated in severe anemia, leukopenia, exhaustion, acute leukemia, severe diseases of the cardiovascular system, liver, kidneys. You should beware of falling solutions of the drug on mucous membranes and skin. If this happens, you should immediately rinse the product water. Method of production: ampoule of 10 ml containing the product in a dry kind, 10 mg in ampoule.
Cm. also Antitumor agents.