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  • 1.  Reactions

    Posted 09-05-2019 19:52
    What are the worst reactions you’ve seen?
    I’ve seen bad with paclitaxel first dose and 7th carbo. Adriamycin needs special attention with drips during slow push I guess seconds per ml? How many?
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  • 2.  RE: Reactions

    Posted 09-06-2019 10:21
    Good morning.  The worst reaction I have seen is from Erbitux.  The office I use to work in was considered in the allery cone with this drug.  We would start the drug and the pt. would become unresponsive with in minutes.  We would initiate CPR and administer EPI SQ.  EMS was called.
    Pt. would come around after 3-5 minutes and stablized, we than sent to ER for eamination.  Erbitux was not rechalleneged.  This did not happen in all pt.s, but about 1 %.  Our other affices around Atlanta di not have any during this same time frame.

    Jerri Pettersson, RN

    Jerri Pettersson RN
    Hampton GA