Reply To: Alemtuzumab (Campath) Administration

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    Member
    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

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    Mary Lynn Rae, CPHON,MSN,RN
    Chicago, IL
    United States
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    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).

    Specifically:

    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

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    Michelle Gillard, MSN, RN, CPHON
    Clinical Education Specialist Phoenix Children’s Hospital
    Phoenix, AZ
    mgillard@phoenixchildrens.com
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