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antineoplastic drugs

cancer chemotherapy drugs, cytotoxic drugs

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Potential routes of exposure of antineoplastic drugs

Inhalation of aerosolized drug
Skin contact

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Working with antineoplastic drugs

In Class II laminar flow hood
Work surface is covered with plastic-backed absorbent paper.
Staff gowns with knit cuffs, gloves
Vials should be vented
Label "Caution - Cancer chemotherapy, Dispose of Properly"
Wipe down area with 70% alcohol

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Disposing of antineoplastic drugs

Needles and syringes should be disposed of intact to prevent aerosol generation, in a leak-proof, puncture-resistant container.
Should be placed in a plastic-lined box, sealed, and incinerated

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Generic name: bleomycin

Brand name: Blenoxane
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: busulfan

Brand name: Myleran
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: chlorambucil

Brand name: Leukeran
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: cisplatin

Brand name: Platinol
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: cyclophosphamide

Brand name: Cytoxan
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: daunorubicin

Brand name: Cerubidine
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: doxorubicin

Brand name: Adriamycin
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: fluorouracil (5-FU)

Brand name: Efudex
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: hydroxyurea

Brand name: Hydrea
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: lomustine (CCNU)

Brand name: CEENU
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: melphalan

Brand name: Alkeran
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: mercaptopurine

Brand name: Purinethol
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: methotrexate

Brand name: Rheumatrex
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: temozolomide

Brand name: Temodar
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: valrubicin

Brand name: Valstar
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: vinblastine

Brand name: Velban
Antineoplastic drug

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Generic name: vincristine

Brand name: Oncovin
Antineoplastic drug