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Melphalan

Contributor(s): William Brewer Jr, Laura Garrett

Introduction

Name

  • Melphalan.

Class of drug

  • Antineoplastic alkylating agent.

Description

Storage requirements

  • Room temperature protected from light.
  • Reconstituted solution stable for 90 minutes.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Fischer D S, Knobf M T et al (2003) The Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook. 6th edn. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby. pp 162-164.
  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D (1999) Veterinary Drug Handbook. 3rd Edn. Iowa State University Press.
  • Fraizier D L & Hahn K A (1995) Commonly Used Drugs. In: Hahn K A & Richardson R C (eds) Cancer Chemotherapy A Veterinary Handbook. Philadelphia, PA. Williams & Wilkins. pp 109.

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