antineoplastic drug


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antineoplastic drug

[¦an·tē‚nē·ō¦plas·tik ′drəg]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as mercaptopurine compounds, that is antagonistic to the growth of a neoplasm.
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Further, it might also be due to alteration in cell membrane permeability due to antineoplastic drugs.
Acute symptoms associated with antineoplastic drug handling among nurses.
Potential savings, however, may result from the decrease in serious adverse effects of cisplatin and other antineoplastic drugs.
In New Zealand, nurses administer most antineoplastic drugs, with the exception of oral agents which patients take at home.
In this context, the present study aimed to analyze the lawsuits involving the provision of antineoplastic drugs lodged against federal entities that had been evaluated by the National Cancer Institute Jose Alencar Gomes da Silva (INCa--Instituto Nacional de Cancer Jose Alencar Gomes da Silva) between July and December 2013.
Kayaalp SO (2002) The principles of cancer chemotherapy and antineoplastic drugs, Rational Therapy in Terms of Medical Pharmacology, Feryal printing, Ankara.
This edition has new chapters on hypersensitivity reactions to antineoplastic drugs, extravasation, ocular and otic complications, and symptoms when death is imminent.
In response to OSHA, CDC and NIOSH guidelines for preventing occupational hazards in the delivery of antineoplastic drugs (used to prevent the growth of cancer cells) RONCO today announced that it has a complete line of nitrile examination PPE gloves that have been tested for chemotherapy handling and administration.
Therefore, new strategies for cancer therapy focus on enhancing the effectiveness and safety of antineoplastic drugs such as combination therapy with different type of drugs which may be target key kinase players in prostate cancer progression.
A list of some antineoplastic drugs classified as hazardous by NIOSH may be found in the appendix.
These drugs can be categorized into 12 pharmacologic classes: 4 antineoplastic drugs, 2 immunomodulators, 2 antipsychotics, 2 hematologic agents, 2 antibiotics, 1 antiarrhythmic agent, 1 anticonvulsant, 1 antidepressant, 1 antigout drug, 1 antihistamine, 1 antihyperlipidemic agent, and 1 vasopressin antagonist.