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The Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of BC

For Patients & Families
Treatment

Other Drugs

During the course of treatment and recovery, patients will be prescribed medications to help prevent and manage the side effects of the treatment. Below is a list of commonly used drugs that your doctor may prescribe.

Please note that not all of the following medications will be applicable to you. Depending on your reaction to the medications, your doctor may use a different drug to help prevent or manage your side effects.

Antibiotic

  1. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro®)
  2. Co-trimaxazole (Septra®)

Antifungal

  1. Fluconazole
  2. Itraconazole (Sporonox®)
  3. Voriconazole (VFEND®)

Antinausea

  1. Metoclopramide (Maxeran®) - Click here for the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual®.
  2. Ondansetron (Zofran®) - Click here for the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual®.
  3. Prochlorperazine (Stemetil®) - Click here for the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual®.

Antiviral

  1. Valcyclovir (Valtrex®)

Steroid (Corticosteroid)/Anti-inflammatory

  1. Dexamethasone (Decadron®) - Click here for the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual®.
  2. Prednisone - Click here for the BC Cancer Agency Drug Manual®.

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