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Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Survey of Its Use in Pediatric Oncology

Table 3

Conventional and CAM concurrent use.

Therapeutic agentNo. of users ( )CAM products Frequency

Immunosuppressants:
6-MP, methotrexate, vincristine, doxirubin, cyclosporine, and prednisone (corticosteroid)
17 (85.0%)Vitamins/minerals
Herbal
Homeopathic
Probiotics
Other
12
1
2
1
1

Antibiotics:
Septra, amoxicillin
11 (55.0%)Vitamins/minerals
Herbal
Probiotics
8
1
1

Other: dapsone, G-CSF (neutrofil growth factor), gravol (antiemetic), diltiazem (Ca channel blocker), and kayexalate (hyperkalemia)4 (20.0%)Vitamins/minerals
Other*
3
1

Other: senecot, BFL chronic fatigue.

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