What is R-CVP protocol?

Category: Prescription Drugs


See also: Cyclophosphamide Rituximab Vincristine

R-CVP is a chemotherapy protocol that includes the drugs rituximab, cyclophosphamide, prednisone and vincristine. Dosing guidelines for chemotherapy protocols will vary by stage of disease and are determined by an oncology specialist based on the individual needs of the patient.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Follicular lymphoma 2 3
Fatigue 1 2
Nodule 1 2
Painful lymph nodes (glands) 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with R-CVP protocol

Side effect Patients
Allergic rhinitis 1
Back pain 1
Neutropenia (low neutrophils) 1
Peripheral neuropathy 1

Why patients stopped taking R-CVP protocol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking R-CVP protocol


Stopped taking R-CVP protocol

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for R-CVP protocol.