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Chemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesCChemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesChemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesEnglishPharmacyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANADrug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPONTracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics CommitteeHaematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee6.0000000000000072.0000000000000706.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A guide on safely giving your child chemotherapy capsules at home.</p><p>If your child is unable to swallow chemotherapy capsules whole you will need to open the capsules.</p> <p>The following instructions apply if your child is receiving one of the chemotherapy medicines listed below:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=175&language=English">Lomustine</a>, CCNU, CeeNU</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=246&language=English">Temozolomide</a>, Temodal</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=223&language=English">Procarbazine</a>, Matulane</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=152&language=English">Hydroxyurea</a>, Hydrea</li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>If your child is unable to swallow chemotherapy capsules whole you will need to open the capsules.</li> <li>Before giving your child capsules, wear a mask, gown and gloves. </li> <li>Mix the powder with food or liquid immediately prior to giving the dose.</li> <li>Use the procarbazine and hydroxyurea solutions within 20 minutes.</li> </ul><h2>Giving doses that use the entire capsule</h2><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_required_supplies_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>You will need:</p><ul><li>a large, clear plastic bag</li><li>capsule(s)</li><li>small medicine cup</li><li>spoon or oral syringe</li><li>food or juice being used to mix with the drug</li></ul></div></div></div><ol><li>Remove the powder from inside the capsules. Mix the powder with food or liquid immediately prior to giving the dose.</li><ul><li>Lomustine may be mixed with food such as applesauce, yogurt or jam. Do not mix the powder in liquid.</li><li>Temozolomide may be mixed with apple sauce or apple juice.</li><li>The medicine may not dissolve completely. Keep extra apple juice on hand if you need to add to any remaining powder in the cup.</li><li>Procarbazine may be mixed with a suitable food or juice.</li><li>Ensure proper diet restrictions are followed. (Refer to the procarbazine diet booklet)</li><li>Hydroxyurea may be mixed with a suitable food or juice (such as apple sauce, yogurt or apple juice).</li></ul><li>Put the food or juice you will use to mix the drug with into a small medication cup.</li><li>Put the capsule(s), the medication cup, spoon and/or syringe inside the clear plastic bag.</li></ol> <p>To prevent the chemotherapy powder from getting into the air, prepare the dose inside the plastic bag using these instructions:</p><ol class="akh-steps"><li>Knock the powder down into one end of the capsule.</li><li>Take the top off the capsule.</li><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Empty the powder into the medication cup. Repeat this procedure if more than one capsule is to be used.</p></li><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_detail_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Mix the powder with the food or juice that is in the cup.</p></li><li>Put the mixture on a spoon (if mixed with food) or draw up in a syringe (for apple juice) and give it to your child by mouth. Ensure all the mixture is given to your child.</li></ol><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_general_protect_yourself_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Avoid contact with the chemotherapy by wearing gloves and a face mask.  Cover your clothes with a disposable gown, apron, or old oversized shirt.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>Before giving your child chemotherapy capsules</h2><ul><li>Wear gloves, gown and a mask.</li><li>Make sure the disposal supplies are ready.<br></li></ul></div></div></div>​​ <p>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.​</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure>
المعالجة الكيميائية في المنزل: إعطاء كبسولات الدواء بأمان لطفلك.االمعالجة الكيميائية في المنزل: إعطاء كبسولات الدواء بأمان لطفلك.Chemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesArabicPharmacyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANADrug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPR;Lisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPON;Tracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPR;Ann Chang RN, MN, CPON;Drugs & Therapeutics Committee,Haematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee6.0000000000000072.0000000000000706.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>.دليل سهل القراءة عن إعطاء كبسولات ادوية المعالجة الكيميائية بأمان في المنزل</p><figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>تم تنفيذ مشروع الترجمة هذا بدعم من C17، وتم تمويله من قبل مؤسسة سرطان الطفولة- كاندل لايترز كندا ومؤسسة من ساحل إلى ساحل ضد السرطان.</p>
Chimiothérapie à la maison : donner des gélules à votre enfant en toute sécuritéCChimiothérapie à la maison : donner des gélules à votre enfant en toute sécuritéChemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesFrenchPharmacyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANADrug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPONTracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics CommitteeHaematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee6.0000000000000072.0000000000000706.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Un guide facile à lire sur la manière d’administrer des gélules de chimiothérapie à votre enfant de façon sécuritaire à la maison.</p><p>Si votre enfant est incapable d'avaler les gelules de chimiothérapie en entier, vous devrez les ouvrir. </p> <p>Les directives suivantes s’appliquent si votre enfant doit prendre une des chimiothérapies listées ci-dessous : </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=175&language=French">Lomustine</a>, CCNU, CeeNU® </li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=246&language=French">Témozolomide</a>, Temodal®</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=223&language=French">Procarbazine</a>, Matulane®</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=152&language=French">Hydroxyurée</a>, Hydrea®</li> </ul><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Si votre enfant est incapable d’avaler les gélules de chimiothérapie en entier, vous devrez les ouvrir. </li> <li>Avant d’administrer des gélules de chimiothérapie à votre enfant, enfilez un masque, une blouse et des gants. </li> <li>Mélangez la poudre avec la nourriture ou du liquide immédiatement avant d’administrer la dose. </li> <li>Utilisez les solutions de procarbazine et d’hydroxyurée dans les 20 minutes.</li></ul><h2>Administrer des doses qui utilisent la gélule entière </h2><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_required_supplies_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Vous aurez besoin :</p><ul><li>d’un grand sac en plastique transparent; </li><li>des gélules; </li><li>d’un petit godet pour médicaments; </li><li>d’une cuillère ou d’une seringue; </li><li>de la nourriture ou du jus de fruit pour mélanger au médicament.</li></ul></div></div></div><ol><li>Retirez la poudre à l’intérieur des gélules. Mélangez la poudre avec la nourriture ou le liquide immédiatement avant d’administrer la dose.</li><ul><li>La lomustine peut être mélangée avec des aliments, comme la compote de pommes, le yogourt ou la confiture. Ne mélangez pas la poudre dans un liquide. </li><li>Le témozolomide peut être mélangé avec de la compote de pommes ou du jus de pommes. </li><li>Il est possible que le médicament ne se dissolve pas complètement. Ayez du jus de pommes en plus à portée de main au cas où vous devriez en ajouter au reste de la poudre dans le godet, le cas échéant. </li><li>La procarbazine peut être mélangée avec un jus ou des aliments appropriés. </li><li>Assurez vous de suivre les restrictions alimentaires appropriées. (Référez-vous à la brochure sur le régime alimentaire sous procarbazine) </li><li>L’hydroxyurée peut être mélangée avec un jus ou des aliments appropriés (comme de la compote de pommes, du yogourt ou du jus de pommes).</li></ul><li>Mettez la nourriture ou le jus que vous utiliserez pour mélanger le médicament dans un petit godet pour médicaments.</li><li>Mettez les gélules, le godet pour médicaments, la cuillère ou la seringue dans le sac en plastique transparent.</li></ol><p>Afin d’empêcher la poudre de la chimiothérapie de se répandre dans l’air, préparez la dose à l’intérieur du sac en plastique en respectant les directives suivantes :</p> <ol class="akh-steps fr-steps"> <li>Rassemblez la poudre dans l’une des extrémités de la gélule. </li><li>Retirez le dessus de la gélule. </li><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Videz la poudre dans le godet pour médicaments. Recommencez si plus d’une gélule est nécessaire.</p></li><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_detail_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Mélangez la poudre à la nourriture ou au jus dans le godet.<br></p></li><li>Mettez le mélange dans une cuillère (si mélangé avec de la nourriture) ou aspirez-le dans une seringue (pour le jus de pommes) et donnez-le à votre enfant par voie orale. Assurez vous que tout le mélange est administré.</li></ol><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_general_protect_yourself_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Évitez tout contact avec la chimiothérapie en portant des gants et un masque facial. Couvrez vos vêtements avec une blouse d'hôpital jetable, un tablier ou un vieux chandail trop grand.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>Avant d’administrer des gélules de chimiothérapie à votre enfant </h2><ul><li>Mettez des gants, une blouse et un masque. </li><li>Assurez vous que les fournitures nécessaires pour jeter le matériel à la poubelle sont prêtes. </li></ul></div></div></div><figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Réalisé grâce à l'appui du conseil C17, ce projet de traduction a été financé par la Fondation du cancer chez l’enfant – Candlelighters Canada et la Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation.​</p>
ਘਰ ਵਿਚ ਕੈਮੋਥੇਰਿਪੀ: ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਨੂੰ ਕੈਪਸੂਲ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਅਤ ਤੌਰ ਤੇ ਦੇਣੇਘਰ ਵਿਚ ਕੈਮੋਥੇਰਿਪੀ: ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਨੂੰ ਕੈਪਸੂਲ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਅਤ ਤੌਰ ਤੇ ਦੇਣੇChemotherapy At Home: Safely Giving Your Child CapsulesPunjabiNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPON Tracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics Committee,Haematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee72.00000000000006.00000000000000706.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ਤੁਹਾਡੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਨੂੰ ਕੈਮੋਥੇਰਿਪੀ ਕੈਪਸੂਲਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਗ੍ਰਹਿ ਵਿਖੇ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਅਤ ਦੇਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਇੱਕ ਆਸਾਨੀ ਨਾਲ ਪੜ੍ਹੀ ਜਾਣ ਵਾਲੀ ਗਾਈਡ।</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>ਇਹ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਪ੍ਰਾਜੈਕਟ ਸੀ17 ਦੇ ਸਮਰਥਨ ਨਾਲ ਸੰਚਾਲਿਤ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਸੀ ਅਤੇ ਇਸ ਲਈ ਧੰਨ ਰਾਸ਼ੀ ਚਾਇਲਡਹੁੱਡ ਕੈਂਸਰ ਫਾਉਂਡੇਸ਼ਨ – ਕੈਂਡਲਲਾਈਟਰਜ਼ ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਅਤੇ ਕੋਸਟ ਟੂ ਕੋਸਟ ਅਗੇਂਸਟ ਕੈਂਸਰ ਫਾਉਂਡੇਸ਼ਨ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਗਈ ਸੀ। </p>
வீட்டில் கீமோத்தெரபி(வேதிச்சிகிச்சை) சிகிச்சை: உங்களுடைய பிள்ளைக்குப் பாதுகாப்பாகக் கூட்டுக்குளிகைகள் கொடுத்தல்வீட்டில் கீமோத்தெரபி(வேதிச்சிகிச்சை) சிகிச்சை: உங்களுடைய பிள்ளைக்குப் பாதுகாப்பாகக் கூட்டுக்குளிகைகள் கொடுத்தல்Chemotherapy At Home: Safely Giving Your Child CapsulesTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPON Tracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics Committee,Haematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee72.00000000000006.00000000000000706.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>உங்களுடைய பிள்ளைக்கு வீட்டில் கீமோத்தெரபி சிகிச்சைக்கான கூட்டுக்குளிகைகளைப் பாதுகாப்பாகக் கொடுத்தலைப் பற்றி வாசிக்க இலகுவான ஒரு வழிகாட்டி நூல்</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>இந்த மொழிபெயர்ப்புச் செயல்திட்டம் C17ன் ஆதரவுடன் நடாத்தப்பட்டது, அத்துடன் Candlelighter’s Canada மற்றும் Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation போன்ற பிள்ளைப் பருவப் புற்றுநோய்க்கெதிரான அமைப்புக்கள் (Childhood Cancer Foundation) இதற்கான நிதியை அளித்துள்ளன.</p>
Hóa Trị Tại Nhà: Cho Con Bạn Uống Thuốc Viên Con Nhộng Một Cách An ToànHHóa Trị Tại Nhà: Cho Con Bạn Uống Thuốc Viên Con Nhộng Một Cách An ToànChemotherapy At Home: Safely Giving Your Child CapsulesVietnameseHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NAImmune systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00Z​​Elyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPONTracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics Committee,Haematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee​000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Tài liệu dễ đọc hướng dẫn việc cho con của bạn uống thuốc hóa trị con nhộng một cách an toàn tại nhà.</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Đề án dịch thuật này đã được thực hiện với sự hỗ trợ từ C17 và được tài trợ bởi Qũy Ung Thư Tuổi Thơ Ấu (Childhood Cancer Foundation) – Tổ Chức Thắp Nến của Canada và Hội Chống Bệnh Ung Thư Toàn Quốc (Childhood Cancer Foundation – Candlelighter’s Canada and Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation)​.</p>
Quimioterapia en casa: administración de las cápsulas a su niño de forma seguraQQuimioterapia en casa: administración de las cápsulas a su niño de forma seguraChemotherapy At Home: Safely Giving Your Child CapsulesSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPON Tracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics Committee, Haematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee72.00000000000006.00000000000000706.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Una guía sencilla sobre la forma segura de administrar cápsulas de quimioterapia a su niño, en casa.</p><figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Este proyecto de traducción se ha llevado a cabo con el apoyo de C17 y está financiado por la Childhood Cancer Foundation - Candlelighter’s Canada (Fundación contra el cáncer infantil: Candlelighter´s Canada) y la Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation (Fundación contra el cáncer de costa a costa).</p>

 

 

Chemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsules1000.00000000000Chemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesChemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsulesCEnglishPharmacyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANADrug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-23T05:00:00ZElyse Zelunka BScPhm, RPh, ACPRLisa Honeyford, RN, MN, CPONTracey Taylor BScPhm, RPh, ACPRAnn Chang RN, MN, CPONDrugs & Therapeutics CommitteeHaematology/Oncology Quality Utilization & Patient Care Committee6.0000000000000072.0000000000000706.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A guide on safely giving your child chemotherapy capsules at home.</p><p>If your child is unable to swallow chemotherapy capsules whole you will need to open the capsules.</p> <p>The following instructions apply if your child is receiving one of the chemotherapy medicines listed below:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=175&language=English">Lomustine</a>, CCNU, CeeNU</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=246&language=English">Temozolomide</a>, Temodal</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=223&language=English">Procarbazine</a>, Matulane</li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=152&language=English">Hydroxyurea</a>, Hydrea</li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>If your child is unable to swallow chemotherapy capsules whole you will need to open the capsules.</li> <li>Before giving your child capsules, wear a mask, gown and gloves. </li> <li>Mix the powder with food or liquid immediately prior to giving the dose.</li> <li>Use the procarbazine and hydroxyurea solutions within 20 minutes.</li> </ul><h2>Giving doses that use the entire capsule</h2><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_required_supplies_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>You will need:</p><ul><li>a large, clear plastic bag</li><li>capsule(s)</li><li>small medicine cup</li><li>spoon or oral syringe</li><li>food or juice being used to mix with the drug</li></ul></div></div></div><ol><li>Remove the powder from inside the capsules. Mix the powder with food or liquid immediately prior to giving the dose.</li><ul><li>Lomustine may be mixed with food such as applesauce, yogurt or jam. Do not mix the powder in liquid.</li><li>Temozolomide may be mixed with apple sauce or apple juice.</li><li>The medicine may not dissolve completely. Keep extra apple juice on hand if you need to add to any remaining powder in the cup.</li><li>Procarbazine may be mixed with a suitable food or juice.</li><li>Ensure proper diet restrictions are followed. (Refer to the procarbazine diet booklet)</li><li>Hydroxyurea may be mixed with a suitable food or juice (such as apple sauce, yogurt or apple juice).</li></ul><li>Put the food or juice you will use to mix the drug with into a small medication cup.</li><li>Put the capsule(s), the medication cup, spoon and/or syringe inside the clear plastic bag.</li></ol> <p>To prevent the chemotherapy powder from getting into the air, prepare the dose inside the plastic bag using these instructions:</p><ol class="akh-steps"><li>Knock the powder down into one end of the capsule.</li><li>Take the top off the capsule.</li><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Empty the powder into the medication cup. Repeat this procedure if more than one capsule is to be used.</p></li><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_detail_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Mix the powder with the food or juice that is in the cup.</p></li><li>Put the mixture on a spoon (if mixed with food) or draw up in a syringe (for apple juice) and give it to your child by mouth. Ensure all the mixture is given to your child.</li></ol><h2>Giving doses that do not use the entire capsule</h2><p>Procarbazine and hydroxyurea can be made into a solution for doses that do not use the entire capsule.</p><p>You will need:</p><ul><li>a large, clear plastic bag </li><li>the capsule </li><li>dissolve and dose device</li><li>a small medicine cup with 10 mL of water and an oral syringe</li></ul><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_dissolveNDose_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>To prevent the powder from getting into the air, prepare the dose inside the plastic bag using these instructions:</p></div></div></div><ol class="akh-steps"><li>Knock the powder down into one end of the capsule. </li><li>Take the top off the capsule. </li><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_dissolveNDose_detail_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Empty the powder into the dissolve and dose device. </p></li><li>Add 10 mL of tap water (not hot) to the device. </li><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsule_rock_dissolveNdose_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /></figure> <p>Cap the dissolve and dose device. Gently rock the device back and forth then allow to sit for two minutes. Use the solution within 20 minutes.</p></li></ol><p>Discard the unused portion and clean the Dissolve 'n Dose device after each use as described in the disposal and clean-up sections of <a href="/Article?contentid=999&language=English">Chemotherapy at home: Safely handling and giving medicines</a>. </p><h3>For procarbazine, matulane 50 mg capsules</h3><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_measure_dose_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <ul><li> Using the Dissolve 'n Dose device will make a 5 mg/mL solution. </li><li><p>Measure the appropriate dose (5 mg = 1 mL) using the oral syringe as instructed by your pharmacist, nurse or physician.</p></li></ul></div></div></div> <h3>For hydroxyurea, (Hydrea) 500 mg capsules</h3><ul><li>Using the dissolve and dose device will make a 50 mg/mL solution.</li><li>Measure the appropriate dose (50 mg = 1 mL) using the oral syringe as instructed by your pharmacist, nurse or physician.</li></ul><div class="akh-series"><div class="row"><div class="col-md-12"> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_general_protect_yourself_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Avoid contact with the chemotherapy by wearing gloves and a face mask.  Cover your clothes with a disposable gown, apron, or old oversized shirt.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>Before giving your child chemotherapy capsules</h2><ul><li>Wear gloves, gown and a mask.</li><li>Make sure the disposal supplies are ready.<br></li></ul></div></div></div>​​ <p>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.​</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Logo_C17_childrens_cancer_blood_disorders.jpg" alt="" /> </figure>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/chemo_at_home_capsules_pour_into_med_cup_detail_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpgChemotherapy at home: Safely giving your child capsules

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