What is ICE regimen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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See also: Carboplatin Etoposide Ifosfamide

ICE is a combination chemotherapy regimen employing three drugs: ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide. This regimen is commonly used to treat primary progressive and poor-risk recurrent lymphomas. It is also commonly combined with the drug rituximab.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Arthritis pain in knees 1 0
Bacterial vaginosis 1 0
Constant stabbing sharp pain 1 0
Headaches 1 0
Neck pain 1 1
Pain in lower back 1 1

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  • 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
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with ICE regimen

Side effect Patients
Bruising 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking ICE regimen

Dosage Patients
15minutes as needed 1
1hours as needed 1

Duration

Currently taking ICE regimen

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking ICE regimen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Steroid Injections 1

Patients stopped taking ICE regimen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Buprenorphine patch (BuTrans Transdermal Patch) 1
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Norco) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ICE regimen.