Index

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Italic type indicates drug categories and listings. A Abatacept, 1 Abciximab, 4 Abelcet, 89 Abraxane, 970 ABthrax, 1122 ACE inhibitor, enalaprilat, 500 Acetadote, 13 Acetaminophen, 8 Acetazolamide sodium, 11 Acetylcholinesterase…

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F

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(70 kg × 40% increase × 1 IU/kg = 2,800 IU). To maintain levels above 25%, calculate each dose to raise level to 40% to 60% of normal. Minor hemorrhage:…

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P

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(PACK-lih-tax-el) Onxol, Taxol ■ Abraxane Antineoplastic (taxane) pH 4.4 to 5.6 ■ not available Usual dose Assessment required before dosing: see Precautions, Monitor, and Dose Adjustments. Conventional paclitaxel Several regimens of paclitaxel, alone or…

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Pentostatin

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(PEN-toh-stah-tin) 2-Deoxycoformycin, Nipent Antineoplastic (antibiotic) pH 7 to 8.5 Usual dose Evaluation and prehydration are required before administration; see Monitor. 4 mg/M2 every other week. Do not exceed recommended dose;…

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O

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(oh-bil-tox-AX-i-mab) Anthim Monoclonal antibody pH 5.5 Usual dose Premedication: Administer diphenhydramine (Benadryl) before infusing obiltoxaximab. Although it does not prevent anaphylaxis, it may decrease the occurrence of other reported adverse…

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L

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*Administration of a 250- to 500-mg supplemental dose following dialysis is recommended. ■ Information is unavailable for dosage adjustments in pediatric patients with renal impairment. Dilution Adults: Each vial contains 500…

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dextran injection

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*All dose modifications should be based on the worst preceding toxicity. †Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events. ‡Pretreatment. Onivyde There is no recommended dose of ONIVYDE for patients with serum…

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Alprostadil

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(al-PROSS-tah-dill) Prostaglandin E1, Prostin VR Pediatric Prostaglandin (ductus arteriosus patency adjunct) Usual dose Pediatric patients: Begin with 0.05 to 0.1 mcg/kg of body weight/min. When therapeutic response is achieved, reduce…

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N

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Antibacterial (penicillinase-resistant penicillin) pH 6 to 8.5 Usual dose 500 mg to 1 Gm every 4 hours. Up to 12 Gm in 24 hours has been used in severe infections….

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M

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(MEL-fah-lan hy-droh-KLOR-eyed) Alkeran, Evomela Antineoplastic (alkylating agent/nitrogen mustard) pH 6.5 to 7 Usual dose Premedication: Administration of a prophylactic antiemetic is recommended. Multiple-myeloma palliative treatment (all products): 16 mg/M2 as an…

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