Gemcitabine

Am J Clin Oncol 1998 21 505-508 Repeat every 28 days Gemcitabine 1000 mg M2 IV days 1,8,15 REF Crino et al. J Clin Oncol 1999 17 2081-2085 PREMEDICATIONS 1. Compazine 10 mg PO IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy Repeat every 28 days Topotecan Topotecan 1.5 mg M2 d IV (over 30 min) days 1-5 REF Perez-Soler et al. J Clin Oncol 1996 14 503-13 PREMEDICATIONS 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy on days 1-5 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes...

Head and Neck

Cisplatin methotrexate bleomycin vincristine Methotrexate 40 mg M2 IV days 1,15 Bleomycin 10 units IV days 1,8,15 Vincristine 2 mg IV days 1,8,15 -after 3 courses, methotrexate is given as weekly maintenance -vincristine is discontinued after 6 doses REF Clavel et al. Cancer 1987 60 1173-1177 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy on day 4 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on day 4 3. Compazine 10 mg PO IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on...

Mesna

Eur J Cancer 1990 26 558-561 -there are multiple variations of this regimen 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy and Q12H for 3 additional doses 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV on days 1 and 2 Doxorubicin monitor cumulative dose for cardiac toxicity (not to exceed 550 mg M2 or 450 mg M2 with prior chest radiotherapy) vesicant avoid extravasation use 50 for bilirubin 1.5-3.0 use 25 for bilirubin > 3.0 Ifosfamide adequate hydration is necessary to prevent...

Testicular Cancer

Bleomycin etoposide (VP-16) cisplatin REF Einhorn et al. J Clin Oncol 1989 7 387-391 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy on days 1-5 2. Dexamethasone 10 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on days 1-5 1. Give cisplatin delayed-emesis prophylaxis Cisplatin vigorous hydration is required can be nephrotoxic and ototoxic can cause peripheral neuropathy hold or reduce for creatinine > 1.5 Bleomycin give test dose of 1-2 units because of possible acute pulmonary,...

Cisplatin vinblastine

AUC 6 IV (over 1 h) day 1 REF Kelly et al. Proc Amer Soc Clin Onc 1999 abstract 1777 OR AUC 7 IV (over 1 h) day 1 REF Kosmidis et al. Ann Oncol 1997 8 697-699 1. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy Dexamethasone 20 mg PO 6 and 12 hours prior 2. Diphenhydramine 50 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy 3. Cimetidine 300 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy 4. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy 1. Give cisplatin delayed-emesis prophylaxis 2....

Dosage

Cancer 1986 58 2198-2202 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy on days 1-3 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on days 1-3 OTHER MEDICATIONS 1. Give cisplatin delayed-emesis prophylaxis Cisplatin vigorous hydration is required can be nephrotoxic and ototoxic can cause peripheral neuropathy hold or reduce for creatinine > 1.5 -dose reduced to 75 mg M2 in poor risk patients Mitotane 1000 mg PO REF Bukowski et al. J Clin...

Relapsedrefractory Disease

High-dose cytarabine (ara-c) mitoxantrone High-dose cytarabine (ara-c) fludarabine REF Hiddemann et al. Blood 1987 69 744-749 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and Q12 hours during chemotherapy on days 1-5 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on days 1-4 3. Dexamethasone eye drops 2 drops each eye Q3H during and for 48-72 hours after completion of cytarabine Ara-C high doses can cause CNS toxicity (cerebellar dysfunction) neurotoxicity increases as infusion time...

Dose administration malaise myalgias fatigueDLT for lowdose administration

-bone marrow suppression -nausea and vomiting -mucocutaneous effects stomatitis, mucositis -cardiovascular effects arrhythmias, hypotension -anorexia -mental status changes confusion, lethargy, psychosis -renal impairment Altretamine -alkylating agent hexamethyl- -nausea and vomiting melamine -bone marrow suppression -diarrhea, abdominal cramps -mucocutaneous effects stomatitis, mucositis -neuropathies -mental status changes -cytoprotectant free radical scavenger -nausea and vomiting...

Irinotecan cisplatin

Dexamethasone 4 mg PO BID for 6 doses after paclitaxel for myalgias 2. Give cisplatin delayed emesis prophylaxis REF Gisselbrecht et al. Cancer 1983 52 974-977 1. Kytril 1 mg PO IV 30 minutes before and 12 hours after chemotherapy on day 1 2. Dexamethasone 20 mg IV 30 minutes before chemotherapy on day 1 1. Give cisplatin delayed-emesis prophylaxis Doxorubicin monitor cumulative dose for cardiac toxicity not to exceed 550 mg M2 or 450 mg M2 with prior chest Radiotherapy vesicant - avoid...

Chemotherapy Regimens and Cancer Care

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