Canterbury DHB


March 2015

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Prescription Charts

The following charts have been replaced under Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia:

  • Rituximab/Cyclo/Fludarabine 375 IV
  • Rituximab/Cyclo/Fludarabine 375 PO
  • Rituximab/Cyclo/Fludarabine 500 IV
  • Rituximab/Cyclo/Fludarabine 500 PO

    The following charts have been replaced under Non Hodgkin Lymphoma:

  • R-CVP
  • R-CHOP
  • R-FCM
  • Fractionated R-ICE G
  • Mantle cell Maxi-CHOP (replaces Maxi-CHOP Cycle 1, and Maxi-CHOP Cycle 3+)
  • Mantle cell Maxi HDcytarabine (replaces Maxi-CHOP Rituximab and HD Cytarabine, and Maxi-CHOP Rituximab and HD Cytarabine Stem Cell Mobilisation)
  • R-Hyper-CVAD
  • R-MTX Ara-C
  • CODOX-M - patients 65 years or less
  • CODOX-M - patients over 65
  • R IVAC - patients 65 years or less
  • R IVAC - patients over 65
  • Rituximab 375
  • Ritux hyper-CVAD cycles 1 and 3
  • Ritux MTX cytarabine cycles 2 and 4

    The following new chart has been added to Non Hodgkin Lymphoma:

  • R-CEOP

    The following new charts have been added under Waldenstroms:

  • Rituximab cladribine daily SC
  • Rituximab fludarabine PO

Jenny Roberts


Assessment of Prognosis was updated.

New information was added on:

Emma-Jane McDonald

Veno Occlusive Disease of the Liver

This sub-section was reviewed and updated.

Andrew Butler

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