The following is a guide for methods of management at home:
Drugs that are vesicants and require warm compress - vinblastine, vincristine, vindesine, vinflunine, vinorelbine.
Drugs that are vesicants and require DMSO 99% solution and cold compress - amsacrine, dactinomycin, daunorubicin, doxorubicin, epirubicin, idarubicin, mitomycin.
Drugs that are vesicants and require cold compress - cisplatin (> 0.5 mg/mL).
Drugs that are irritants with vesicant properties and require cold compress - docetaxel, doxorubicin liposomal, melphalan, mitozantrone, paclitaxel, nab-paclitaxel.
Drugs that are irritants with vesicant properties and do not require any compress - oxaliplatin.
This form is adapted from the "Patient Information Sheet on Extravasation" by the Chemotherapy Nurses Group at NHS Sussex Cancer Network.