Essential Cancer Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide
"Essential Cancer Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide provides quick-reference information about cancer medications and supportive care medications commonly used or prescribed for cancer patients. This portable guide focuses on information a clinician needs on a daily basis. The book has 223 cancer-related medication monographs, all in a standard format for ease of use. Common dosing regimens are provided for both FDA approved and off-label uses. A section entitled clinical pearls lists facts that are helpful to know about how the drug works or common clinical scenarios specific to the drug. An appendix on combination chemotherapy drug regimens is also included"--Provided by publisher.
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APPENDIX BLIST OF GENERIC
12 hours 21 days 24 hours Administration Repeat cycle agent anemia Aprepitant AVAILABLE Injection AVAILABLE No CLASS AVAILABLE Yes Bevacizumab Carboplatin Central nervous system chemotherapy Cisplatin CLINICAL PRACTICAL PEARLS COMMERCIAL NAME CONCENTRATIONS AVAILABLE constipation CrCl cycle every 21 Cytarabine decreased Dermatologic diarrhea Docetaxel dose adjustment necessary DOSES OR CONCENTRATIONS Doxorubicin DRUG INTERACTIONS DRUG USE N/A dyspnea edema Elimination Etoposide excreted FDA APPROVED INDICATIONS ﬁrst ﬂuid Gastrointestinal Gemcitabine half-life headache Hematologic Hepatic impairment hypotension increased infections infusion inhibitors inhibits Irinotecan Lapatinib Leucovorin leukemia liver lymphoma MECHANISM OF ACTION Metabolism metabolites metastatic methotrexate mg/day mg/kg mg/m mg/m2 IV day mg/m2/day IV days mg/mL mL/min myelosuppression N/A DOSES AVAILABLE nausea neutropenia oral Paclitaxel PHARMACOKINETICS PHARMACOKINETICS Absorption/Distribution phenytoin plasma POPULATIONS Renal impairment protein rash Regimen Respiratory SIDE EFFECTS Common sirolimus sorafenib SPECIAL POPULATIONS Renal syndrome tablets therapy thrombocytopenia toxicity Trastuzumab tumor TYPICAL ADMINISTRATION SCHEDULE Uncommon Cardiovascular urine Vincristine vomiting Yes CLASS