Prevention of venous pain and phlebitis caused by epirubicin hydrochloride.


Many patients complain of venous pain or develop phlebitis following treatment with epirubicin hydrochloride(EPI). To ensure effective and safe treatment with this drug, it is essential to deal with the adverse events associated with it appropriately. At our hospital, EPI was previously administered by drip infusion(diluted with 50mL of physiological saline… (More)


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@article{Sugimoto2009PreventionOV, title={Prevention of venous pain and phlebitis caused by epirubicin hydrochloride.}, author={Masakazu Sugimoto and Masateru Matsui and Masanori Harada and Yumiko Yamauchi and Nao Moriyama and Kanae Andou and Makoto Yamamoto and Hisayo Yamaoka and Chiemi Ono and Mami Ishikawa and Nobuyuki Kamo and Tadashi Ikeda and Keiko Yamaoka}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={2009}, volume={36 6}, pages={969-74} }