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Table 21.1 Ch 21

Traditional Chemotherapy and Cytotoxic Drug Categories

CategoryDrugs Major Side Effects
Antimetabolites Capecitabine Claridine clofarabine Cytarabine Fludarabine Fluorouracil Gemcitabine Hydroxyurea Mecaptopurine Methotrexate Pemetrexed Bone marrow suspension Immune system suppression Mucositis
Topoisomerase Inhibitors Daunorubicin Doxorubicin Epirubicin Etoposide Idarubicin Irinotecan Mitoxantrone Teniposide Topotecan Bone marrow suspension Nausea/vomitting Mucositis Hair loss
Antimicrotubule agents Docetaxel Paclitaxel Vinblastine Vincristine Vinorebline Bone marrow suspension Mucositis Hair loss Nerve toxicity
Alkylating Agents Busuflan Carboplatin Carmustine BNCU Chlorambucil Cisplatin Cyclophosphamide Dacarbazine Ifosfamide Lomustine Mechlorethamine Melphalan Oxaliplatin Procarbazine Temozolomide Bone marrow suspension Hair loss Nausea/vomitting Infertility Secondary cancers
Created by: lalorod75



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