Hyper-CVAD regimen for NHL and ALL: Part A: Cyclophosphamide, Vincristine, Doxorubicin, Dexamethasone. Contact Physician. HYPERCVAD Regimen. Cyclophosphamide-Vincristine-Doxorubicin- Dexamethasone-Methotrexate-Leucovorin-. Cytarabine. Disease Site. Modification of the hyper-CVAD regimen with anthracycline intensification did not improve outcome. Other modifications of the program could include.

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You will have regular blood tests to check the uric acid levels. If you do have a reaction, it can be treated quickly.

They gently insert a needle between two of the spinal bones. Tell your doctor or nurse if you have these symptoms. You will have a blood test before having more chemotherapy.

Too much uric acid can cause swelling and pain in the joints, which is called gout. Featured group Chemotherapy A support group cvas everything about chemotherapy, being treated and side effects.

Serious and life-threatening side effects Some cancer treatments can cause severe side effects. Platelets are cells that help the blood to clot. Hyper-CVAD is usually given into a vein and as tablets. Take the drugs exactly as your nurse or pharmacist tells you.

This is to check that your blood cells are at a safe level to have chemotherapy. Your cancer doctor or nurse will tell you how often pprotocol will have it.

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You could help us too when you join our Cancer Voices Network — find out more at: If you have a lot on your mind, you might find it useful to make a checklist. If your skin feels dry, try using an unperfumed moisturising cream every day. We explain the most common side effects of this treatment here. Feeling sick You may feel sick in the first few days after chemotherapy. You may notice white lines across your nails, prorocol other changes to their shape or colour.


Day 3 — the cyclophosphamide treatment is repeated again. You also progocol taking dexamethasone steroid tablets. If this happens it can damage the tissue around the vein.

Hi Jaycee7, I cvae the same tablets and although I had nausea, fatiguesore mouth,hair loss it worked very well on my liniticus It is important to use these as you are told to. A variety of antiemetic drugs may be used, including granisetronondansetronmetoclopramide and cyclizine. Day 3 — you have two more drips of cytarabine. Tell your doctor or nurse straight away if you notice any of these hypper.

Effects on the kidneys This treatment can affect how your kidneys work. Tell others about your experiences and get answers to your questions. I’ve just been diagnosed I’m having treatment I’ve finished treatment Older people Teens and young adults. You will have each schedule four times in a pattern of A then B.

Allergic reaction Some ptotocol have an allergic reaction while having this treatment. Drink plenty of fluids — at least two litres three and a half pints during the 24 hours after chemotherapy. All types of treatment can have different side effects. The symptoms usually improve slowly after treatment finishes, but for some people they may never go away. Here are some tips that may help: If the treatment is causing heart problems, your doctor hypre change the type of protocil you are having.


Let your nurse or doctor know if you have indigestion or pain in your tummy, or both.

Hyper-CVAD chemotherapy – Macmillan Cancer Support

If you have pain or notice any change in your vision, always tell your doctor or nurse. Soreness and yhper of palms of hands and soles of feet This is called palmar-plantar, or hand-foot syndrome.

Your nurse will check your blood regularly for this. Other medicines Some medicines can affect chemotherapy or be harmful when you are having it. It is fine to wear nail varnish.

It is often worse towards the end of treatment and for some weeks after it has finished. Tell your doctor or nurse if fluid builds up. These cells fight infection. Tell your nurse straight away if you have any stinging, pain, redness or swelling around the vein.


Flushes and blocked nose Some people may have hot flushes, a feeling of having a blocked nose and a strange taste when cyclophosphamide is being given. This helps prevent bladder irritation. You may feel drowsy, confused, dizzy or unsteady.