If your child’s chemotherapy dose is a part of a tablet or she is unable to swallow the tablet whole, carefully review the following instructions.
These instructions can be used for chemotherapy tablets such as:
Before giving any chemotherapy, please see Chemotherapy at Home: Safely Handling and Giving Medicines.
Mix the tablet with water in an empty 10 mL oral syringe as follows:
Elyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPON Tracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPR October 2010Ann Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics CommitteeHaematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee
This translation project was conducted with support from C17 and funded by Childhood Cancer Foundation – Candlelighter’s Canada and Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation.