Summary of DNA Alkylating medications
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DNA Alkylating medications
Cyclophosphamide is an alkylating antineoplastic medication which is also carcinogenic and may increase the risk of of the bladder.
Questions on DNA Alkylating medications
A 5-year-old boy comes to the office because of red urine for the past six hours. He is currently being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chemotherapy that includes ifosfamide. His last dose of this round of chemotherapy was 48 hours ago. His temperature is 36.8°C (98°F), pulse is 87/min, respirations are 18/min, and blood pressure is 117/78 mm Hg. Urine sample shows macroscopic hematuria. Which of the following medications could have most likely prevented this adverse effect of treatment?