ARSENIC TRIOXIDE (Arsenic Trioxide) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ARSENIC TRIOXIDE

What is the Trade Name for ARSENIC TRIOXIDE

Arsenic Trioxide

What is the Indication for ARSENIC TRIOXIDE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Arsenic trioxide injection is an arsenical indicated: For induction of remission and consolidation in patients with APL who are refractory to, or have relapsed from, retinoid and anthracycline chemotherapy, and whose APL is characterized by the presence of the t(15;17) translocation or PML/RAR-alpha gene expression. ( 1.2 ) 1.2 Relapsed or Refractory APL Arsenic trioxide injection is indicated for induction of remission and consolidation in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) who are refractory to, or have relapsed from, retinoid and anthracycline chemotherapy, and whose APL is characterized by the presence of the t(15;17) translocation or PML/RAR-alpha gene expression.

 

 

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