Select Non-Chemo Extravasation Treatment Based on the Offending Med

Addendum (September 19, 2017): West-Ward Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval for phentolamine injections and released the product in November 2015. Our chart, Management of Non-Chemo Extravasation, has been updated to also include phentolamine recommendations.

You'll get questions about how to manage non-chemo extravasations... now that phentolamine (Regitine, etc) is no longer being manufactured.

First stop the infusion...slowly aspirate as much as possible...and elevate the limb.

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