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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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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Fischer D S, Knobf M Tet al(2003)The Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook.6th edn. Philadelphia, PA, Mosby. pp 162-164.
  • Based onSmall 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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