Esophageal cancer chemotherapy drug etoposide injection Notice

By | March 19, 2012

Note etoposide injection (1) when the rate of infusion should not be too fast, at least half an hour or more, or easily cause hypotension. Not intravenous injection, and it is not cavity administration.
(2) can not be mixed with glucose solution, in 5% glucose solution instability, the formation of fine precipitates. Therefore, the application of normal saline, sterile water for injection, diluted 20 times. Should be used immediately after dilution.
Etoposide injection Notice (3) combination with other anticancer drugs, may increase bone marrow suppression side effects.
(4) intravenous infusion liquid can not leak.
Note etoposide injection (5) is transparent to observe the drug before treatment, if you can not use cloudy.
Note etoposide injection (6) and cytarabine, cyclophosphamide, carmustine have synergistic effect.

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