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Lung Docetaxel (21D:1) (65 VER: 03-05-15)

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Title: Docetaxel
Disease Group: Lung
Disease: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Advanced)

Therapy: DOCEtaxel 75 mg/m2 IV Day 1

Cycle Length: 21 days Course: 4 to 6 cycles

Reference(s): Fossella FV, et al. J Clin Oncol 2000;18:2354-62.

Allergies:  NKDA  Other ____________________________

Height _________cm Weight __________kg BSA ________m
2


Cycle _______ Starting with:  Day 1 (date) ___________

Pre labs:
• Obtain CBC without DIFF, ANC, Electrolytes, BUN, Creatinine, Calcium, Albumin, Total Bilirubin, AST,
Alkaline Phosphatase,
 Other:


Treatment Conditions:
• Verify Informed consent obtained Day 1 of each cycle.
• Verify the following labs have been obtained: WBC, ANC, Platelets, Creatinine
• Hold and notify provider for: ANC < 1000/µL or Platelets < 100K/µL
• Verify that patient has taken home dexamethasone and document.

Nursing Procedure, Assessment and Monitoring:
• Vital signs to be monitored every 15 minutes for the first hour and then every 30 minutes until infusion
complete for the first and second dose of DOCEtaxel administration. Monitor vital signs every 30 minutes for
all subsequent doses if previous doses tolerated.
• Flush/Line Care per Institution standards

Hydration/Fluids: sodium chloride 0.9% IV to establish line and for flushing

Premedications/Antiemetics: (May substitute formulary equivalent)
Give prior to DOCEtaxel:
• dexamethasone (Decadron) 20 mg IV once PRN. For use only in patients who did not take dexamethasone at
home.
 Other:




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Treatment Medications for Day 1: (in order of administration)
Dose modifications from previous day/cycle?  No  Yes – list which drugs and indicate dose reduction below:



• DOCEtaxel (Taxotere) __________mg (75 mg/m2) IV once over 60 minutes in non-PVC bag and non-PVC
tubing.
Hypersensitivity risk. For first and second dose, patient should be treated in a location to optimize
emergency care.



Other Orders for Day 1:





Take Home Medications - (Prescribe Cycle 1, Day 1: Review for adequate supply during treatment)
• dexamethasone (Decadron) 4 mg tablet, Disp. #36, Refills: 1
Take 2 tablets (8 mg) by mouth for 3 days, starting AM on the day prior to DOCEtaxel.

• ondansetron (Zofran) 8 mg tablet, Disp. #30, Refills: 5
Take 1 tablet (8 mg) by mouth every 8 hours as needed for nausea/vomiting.

 Other:





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Follow Up
• Chemotherapy: Day 1 every 21 days

• Labs:
 Day 10 – Obtain CBC, ANC (DIFF if done locally)
 Other:






• Procedures/Imaging/Scans:















• Other Orders:









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