Table 3

Examples of interventions

InterventionsIntervention resolutions
Duplication of same mechanism medication
 Granisetron patch and palonosetron IVDiscontinue palonosetron
 Ranitidine and cimetidineDiscontinue cimetidine
Omission of prescription
 Dexamethasone for prevention of hypersensitivity and fluid retention with a docetaxel regimenAdd dexamethasone 8 mg 3 times after chemotherapy
Drug interaction
 Ciprofloxacin and domperidone, granisetron and domperidoneDomperidone was changed to metoclopramide
Duration of prescription
 Prescribe a 30-day prescription of lactulose for constipation twice and continue therapy until next admissionDiscontinue