Flashcards in Chemotherapy Deck (30):
what is the most common dose-limiting toxicity in chemotherapy?
what is the order of blood cell decline seen in chemo myelosuppression?
what can you use to treat anticipatory emesis?
benzos - diazepam
what can you use to treat refractory emesis?
what can you use to treat delayed emesis?
what can you use to treat breakthrough emesis?
what can you use to treat acute emesis?
what are the most commonly presenting ADEs of chemo?
how do you treat candida infections in the mouth?
nystatin oral suspension
what drug is used for patients prior to hematopoetic stem cell transplantation?
what are it's ADEs?
palifermin-keratinocyte growth factor (KGF)
increase in serum amylase and lipase
how do you treat GI tract mucositis?
how do you treat acral erythema?
isoniazid (verbalized this)
how do you treat hand-foot skin reaction?
topical urea cream
how do you prevent extravasation?
central venous catheters
ice packs to affected areas
what can you give to neutralize nitrogen mustard extravasations?
what is the goal hemoglobin for maximum benefit?
when are CSF factors used?
primary or secondary prophylaxis of neutropenia
what are ADEs of CSF factors?
increased LDH, alk phos, uric acid levels, LFTs
fever, myalgia, headache
when do you do a platelet transfusion?
what are the ADEs of oprelvekin (a thrombocytopenia drug)?
neuropathy is most often associated with what drugs?
what are the "bright red drugs" and what are their ADEs?
if the LVEF is >___% you can give anthracyclines
what drug causes pulmonary fibrosis in the elderly?
how do you treat mucositis?
- dental visit prior to treatment
- rinse with baking soda/salt water
how do you treat severe cases of chemo-induced diarrhea?
what drugs can you give to treat alopecia?
what are the severe ADEs of recombinant human EPO?
red cell aplasia
when do you stop giving pegfilgrastim?
14 days before next dose of chemo