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Because of the inherently cytotoxic nature of most chemotherapeutic antineoplastic agents, overdoses are likely to be extremely serious. These agents are classified into ten categories (Table II–10). Other than iatrogenic errors, relatively few acute overdoses have been reported for these agents. Radiologic agents are not included in this chapter, and arsenic is discussed in Arsenic.

Table II-10 Antineoplastic Drugs

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