3 Jun 2010
If extravasation of vincristine occurs during intravenous administration, the injection should be stopped immediately and the remaining dose injected into another vein. Local discomfort and cellulitis may be minimized by local injection of hyaluronidase and application of moderate heat.
- Vincristine Information for Consumers
- Vincristine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vincristine (detailed)
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During the 2 hour IV infusion, extravasation may happen, how to manage the patient?
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