chemo meds

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  1. Alkylating Agents
    • Examples:
    • Leukeran
    • Mustargan
    • Platinol

    • ◦Nursing
    • Interventions
    • •Force fluids to 2 liters/day

    •Offer antiemetics PRN

    •Monitor renal labs

    •Encourage good oral care
  2. Nitrosoureas
    Examples:

    •Carmustine

    •Semustine

    •Lomustine

    •Streptozocin

    • ◦Nursing
    • Interventions

    •Monitor CBC

    •Monitor for infection & bleeding

    •Administer antiemetics PRN

    Safety precautions for falls
  3. Antitumor Antibiotics
    Examples:

    •Bleomycin

    •Adriamycin

    •Doxorubicin

    •mitomycin

    Nursing Interventions:

    •Monitor for extravasation

    •Monitor for cardio toxicity

    •Monitor pulmonary function

    •Teach regarding alopecia

    •Administer antiemetics PRN

    •Teach regarding MUGA heart scan.
  4. Antimetabolites
    Examples:

    •Folex

    •Methotrexate

    •Hydroxyurea

    •pentostatin

    Nursing Interventions:

    •Monitor for renal and hepato- toxicity

    •Monitor CBC & BMP

    •Monitor for infection & bleeding

    • •Administer antiemetics and antidiarrheals as
    • ordered.

    •Administer good mouth care
  5. Mitotic Spindle Poisons
    Examples:

    oPlant alkaloids:

    •Vincristine

    •Vinblastine

    oTaxanes:

    •Placlitaxel

    •Taxotere

    Nursing Interventions:

    •Monitor CBC

    •Monitor for bleeding and infection

    •Monitor for neuropathies

    •Administer gentle mouth care
  6. Hormonal Agents
    Examples:

    •Estrogen

    •Progestins

    •Androgens

    •Steroids

    o

    oEflex

    oNolvadex

    —Nursing Interventions:

    •Administer analgesics & antiemetics PRN

    •Perform neuro checks

    •Monitor respiratory status

    •Monitor for edema

    •Monitor for increased calcium and sodium.

    • •Teach regarding SE: hot flashes,
    • masculinization, etc…

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