Reply To: Alemtuzumab (Campath) Administration

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    June 1, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Premedicate with corticosteroids per MD/APN order.

    Obtain vital signs before infusion, every 15 minutes x1 hour, then every 30 minutes x1 hour, and then every hour until complete. Observe for reactions during and 2 hours post infusion.

    We give it over 6 hours (no ramping)

    Test dose over 2 hours

    Mary Lynn Rae, CPHON,MSN,RN
    Chicago, IL
    United States
    Original Message:
    Sent: 05-30-2017 11:10 AM
    From: Michelle Gillard
    Subject: Alemtuzumab (Campath) Administration

    Hi 🙂
    Hoping some of you are willing to share your practice in administration of Alemtuzumab (Campath).


    1. Over how long do you run the infusion?
    2. Do you titrate the rate? If so, what is your practice for titration?
    3. Monitoring requirements?

    Thank you!


    Michelle Gillard, MSN, RN, CPHON
    Clinical Education Specialist Phoenix Children’s Hospital
    Phoenix, AZ