Use Strategies to Minimize Exposure to Oral Chemotherapy Drugs

You'll see more guidance about how to handle oral chemo drugs (tamoxifen, Zytiga, Gleevec, etc) in community pharmacies.

Drug residue from oral chemo meds can be absorbed through the skin or mucous membranes...and could cause skin irritation, possible harm to an unborn baby, and other problems if handled improperly.

Follow your pharmacy's policy for handling oral chemo drugs...and use these strategies to minimize exposure.

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