### Regimen: Doxorubicin for an acute myelogenous leukemia (ALL) patient

6. Patient-based Dose 6.5) Chemo Dose Clculation 6.5.2) Intravenous dose of Doxorubicin

6.5.2.1) Intravenous dose per cycle of Doxorubicin Normal 2

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Regimen : Doxorubicin for an acute myelogenous leukemia (ALL) patient
Cycle: 28 days, repeat for 1-2 cycles

• Doxorubicin, 65 mg/m2, IV , D 1
For doxorubicin calculate total intravenous dose per cycle for a patient measuring 5 feet 10 inches in height and weighing 367 lb. Click on the button below to see the answer and explanations

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lb equals 186.45 mg kg

• The patient height
= 5 feet 10 inches
= ( 5 × 12 + 10 ) inch
= 70 inch
= 70 × 2.54 cm
= 177.8 cm

• patient weight
= 367 lb
= 367 × 0.454 kg
= 166.6 kg

• BSA for the patient is

BSA = \quad sqrt(( Height (cm) × Weight (Kg) )/(3600))

 \quad \quad \quad = sqrt(( 177.8 \quad cm × 166.6 \quad Kg )/(3600)) = 2.8685  m2

• For Doxorubicin :
( 65 \quad mg)/( 1 \quad m^2 ) × 2.8685 m2 × 1 (days of treatment)
= 186.4525 mg Ans.

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