Disease Information for Palonosetron (Aloxi) Administration/Toxicity

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Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Drug induced QT prolongation (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged QT interval (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Prolonged Q-T interval
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antiemetic medication (examples)
DRUG/Chemotherapy emesis blocker (example)
DRUG-New drugs (listed only)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
administration, Palonosetron (Aloxi), Brand name/Aloxi (Palonosetron)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 0.125 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose One time
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
Definition

anti-emetic for injection used in chemotherapy; a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist; new approval 2003; long half life (40 hours)once each week dose limits

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