TOTECT Rx

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TOTECT

Cytoprotective and supportive care agents
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Dexrazoxane 500mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution and dilution; preservative-free.

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Indications for TOTECT:

To treat extravasation resulting from IV anthracycline chemotherapy.

Adult:

Give once daily for 3 consecutive days by IV infusion over 1–2 hours. Initiate 1st dose as soon as possible and within 1st 6 hours after extravasation. Days 1 and 2: 1000mg/m2; max 2000mg. Day 3: 500mg/m2; max 1000mg. Renal impairment (CrCl <40mL/min): reduce dose by 50%.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal or hepatic impairment (monitor). Monitor for myelosuppression; obtain blood counts periodically. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.D); avoid use. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Avoid dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO). Caution with concurrent cytotoxic chemotherapy (additive cytotoxicity).

Pharmacological Class:

Detoxifying agent.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, nausea, vomiting, pyrexia, infections, leukopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, elevated liver enzymes.

How Supplied:

Single-dose vial—1