NCLEX- Chemodrugs

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NCLEX- Chemodrugs
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NCLEX- Chemo drugs
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  1. Methotrexate "Trex"
    Antimetabolite. Chemo drug
  2. Cytarabine (Cytosar-u)
    Antimetabolit. Chemo drug
  3. Mercaptopurine (Purinethol)
    Antimetabolite. Chemodrug.
  4. What are the four things that all chemo drugs cause?
    alopecia, myelosuprression, n/v
  5. Administer Methotrexate with what drug?
    Leucovorin. Leuvocovorin is a folic acid derivative. It enters healthy cells and blocker methotrex from damaging normal cells.
  6. What some nursing interventions for a client taking methotrexate?
    Take on an empty stomach and protect skin from sunlight.
  7. What should be monitored for Cytarabine?
    Signs of neurotoxicity, such as nystagmus.
  8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) "Bicin"
    Antitumor med. Chemo drug. Red death!!!!!
  9. Dactinomycin (Actinomycin D)
    Antitumor abx. Chemodrug
  10. Who is adriamycin contraindicated in?
    People with sever myelosupression.
  11. Who is dactinomycin contraindicated in?
    People who have chicken pox or herpes zoster.
  12. Vincristine (Oncovin)
    Antimitotic. Chemodrug
  13. Paclitaxel (Taxol, Onxol) "Tax"
    antimitotic. chemodrug.

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