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UseDrugExtra info
Hodgkin's lymphomaAlkylating agent
AntibioticMimics PABA to inhibit folic acid synthesis
DVT/PEFollow up, reversed with vitamin K
MRSAInhibits cell wall synthesis
CLLAlkylating agent
DVT/PELower HIT risk
Transplant immunosuppression and severe eczemaCalcineurin inhibitor
Anticoagulant for coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular diseaseInhibits ADP binding in platelet aggregation
AsthmaFast acting bronchodilator
Immunosuppression, HL, NHL, asthmaMoonface, Cushing's syndrome
Sarcoma, carcinomaCross-links DNA, nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, ototoxicity
HL, NHL, CLLAnti CD20 mab
High cholesterolInhibits cholesterol synthesis
Breast cancerMimics estrogen to block growth factor receptors
Hodgkin's lymphoma, NHLHeart toxicity, intercalating agent
Lymphoma, lung cancerTopoisomerase II inhibitor
ALLReduces asparagine levels, allergy, CNS toxicity
Antibiotic (syphilis, chlamydia, rickettsia, yersinia)Inhibits 30S ribosome
AntibioticBlock DNA gyrase (gram +ve), topoisomerase IV (gram -ve)
AntibioticInhibits cell-wall synthesis
AML (acute promyelocytic leukemia)B cell differentiation
Hodgkin's lymphomaLung toxicity, DNA synthesis inhibition
Worm infestationsInhibits glucose uptake by worms
Transplant immunosuppressionCalcineurin inhibition
Transplant immunosuppressionInhibition of IL-2 production
CMLTyrosine kinase inhibition
MDSHypomethylation by inhibition of DNA methyltransferase
DVT/PE with renal failureInhibits factor II
AntibioticInhibits 30S ribosome
CLLAlkylating agent
TuberculosisCauses B6 deficiency
DVT/PEInhibits factor II, oral administration
CLLAlkylating agent
MeningitisInhibits bacteria protein synthesis
Hodgkin's lymphoma, severe NHLPotential neuropathy, binds to microtubules
Anticoagulant for heart proceduresInhibits GpIIb/IIIa in
Autoimmune (SLE, myasthenia gravis), ALLAntimetabolite, inhibits folate metabolism
Breast cancerBlocks HER2/neu receptor (growth factor)
DVT/PE with renal failureReversed with protamine, monitor aPTT
FluHydrolyzed in liver, neuraminidase inhibitor
DVT/PEInhibits factor X only
Type I hypersensitivityAntihistamine
AntibioticInhibits 30S ribosome, nephrotoxic, ototoxic
Lung, ovarian, breast cancersBinds to microtubules
Essential thrombocythemia, sickle cell and other hemoglobinopathiesInhibits DNA synthesis

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