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Side Effects by Individual Chemotherapy Drug

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A

Adriamycin (doxorubicin)
Factsheet describes adriamycin (doxorubicin), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [12/01]

Avastin (bevacizumab) (ChemoCare)
Factsheet describes Avastin (bevacizumab), how it is given, possible side effects, precautions and self-care tips. [2005]



C

Carboplatin (Paraplatin)
Factsheet describes carboplatin, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Cisplatin (Platinol)
Factsheet describes cisplatin, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



E

Epirubicin (Pharmorubicin)
Factsheet describes epirubicin, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Etoposide (Vepesid or VP-16)
Factsheet describes etoposide (also known as Vepesid or VP-16), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



F

Fluorouracil (5FU)
Factsheet describes Fluorouracil (also known as 5FU), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



G

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)
Factsheet describes gemcitabine (also known as Gemzar), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Gemzar Therapy Side Effects (Eli Lilly)
Describes possible side effects that may be experienced with Gemzar (gemcitabine) therapy.



I

Ifosfamide (Mitoxana)
Factsheet describes ifosfamide, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Irinotecan (Camptosar or CPT-11)
Factsheet describes irinotecan (also known as Camptosar or CPT-11), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



L

Lomustine (CCNU)
Factsheet describes lomustine, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



M

Methotrexate (Matrex)
Factsheet describes methotrexate, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



N

Navelbine (vinorelbine)
Factsheet describes Navelbine (also called Vinorelbine), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]



O

Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin)
Factsheet describes Oxaliplatin (Eloxatin), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Extravasation of Oxaliplatin (ManageCRC.com)
Educational article aimed at oncology nurses provides specific information on extravasation of oxaliplatin. Extravastion is the inadvertent administration of a cyctotoxic drug into subcutaneous tissue. Describes the causes and risks for extravastion, and how to prevent, manage and treat extravasation.



T

Taxol (paclitaxel)
Describes Taxol (also known as paclitaxel), how it works and what side effects to expect during and after treatment. [11/02]

Taxotere (docetaxel)
Factsheet describes Taxotere (also known as docetaxel), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Temozolomide (Temodar)
Factsheet describes Temozolomide (also known as Temodar), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Topotecan (Hycamtin)
Factsheet describes Topotecan (also known as Hycamtin), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/02]

Understanding Hycamtin (topotecan) (SmithKline Beecham)
Frequently-asked questions about Hycamtin (topotecan), including possible side effects.



V

Vindesine (Eldisine) (CancerBACKUP)
Factsheet describes Vindesine, how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/04]



X

Xeloda (capecitabine) (CancerBACkUP)
Factsheet describes Xeloda (capecitabine), how it is given and some of its possible side effects. [11/04]




 

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