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Medications for Febrile Neutropenia

About Febrile Neutropenia:  Febrile Neutropenia refers to Neutropenia associated with fever, indicating the presence of an infection.

Drugs Used to Treat Febrile Neutropenia

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
cefepime B N Add review
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Generic name: cefepime systemic

Brand name:  Maxipime

Drug class: fourth generation cephalosporins

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Generic name: amikacin systemic

Brand names:  Amikin, Amikin Pediatric

Drug class: aminoglycosides

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Augmentin B N Add review
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Generic name: amoxicillin / clavulanate systemic

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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piperacillin / tazobactam B N Add review
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Generic name: piperacillin / tazobactam systemic

Brand name:  Zosyn

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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Generic name: caspofungin systemic

Brand name:  Cancidas

Drug class: echinocandins

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ciprofloxacin C N Add review
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Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Brand names:  Cipro, Cipro I.V., Cipro XR

Drug class: quinolones

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ceftazidime B N Add review
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Generic name: ceftazidime systemic

Brand names:  Fortaz, Tazicef

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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Vancocin C N Add review
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Generic name: vancomycin systemic

Drug class: glycopeptide antibiotics

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AmBisome B N Add review
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Generic name: amphotericin b liposomal systemic

Drug class: polyenes

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amoxicillin / clavulanate B N Add review
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Generic name: amoxicillin / clavulanate systemic

Brand names:  Augmentin, Augmentin XR, Amoclan, Augmentin ES-600 …show all

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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amphotericin b liposomal B N Add review
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Generic name: amphotericin b liposomal systemic

Brand name:  AmBisome

Drug class: polyenes

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Cipro C N Add review
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Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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vancomycin C N Add review
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Generic name: vancomycin systemic

Brand names:  Vancocin, Vancocin HCl, Vancocin HCl Pulvules

Drug class: glycopeptide antibiotics

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itraconazole C N Add review
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Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Brand names:  Onmel, Sporanox

Drug class: azole antifungals

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Maxipime B N Add review
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Generic name: cefepime systemic

Drug class: fourth generation cephalosporins

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Amikin D N Add review
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Generic name: amikacin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

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Zosyn B N Add review
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Generic name: piperacillin / tazobactam systemic

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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Augmentin XR B N Add review
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Generic name: amoxicillin / clavulanate systemic

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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Fortaz B N Add review
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Generic name: ceftazidime systemic

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

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Primaxin IV C N Add review
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Generic name: cilastatin / imipenem systemic

Drug class: carbapenems

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Amoclan B N Add review
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Generic name: amoxicillin / clavulanate systemic

Drug class: beta-lactamase inhibitors

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cilastatin / imipenem C N Add review
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Generic name: cilastatin / imipenem systemic

Brand names:  Primaxin IV, Primaxin IM

Drug class: carbapenems

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Cipro I.V. C N Add review
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Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Cipro XR C N Add review
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Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Garamycin D N Add review
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Generic name: gentamicin systemic

Drug class: aminoglycosides

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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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