What is ICE regimen?

Category: Prescription Drugs


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
Headaches 2 0
Pain in right knee 2 1
Arthritis pain in knees 1 0
Back pain 1 0
Bacterial vaginosis 1 0

Show all 11 reasons taken

  • 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


Based on patients currently taking ICE regimen

Dosage Patients
10minutes as needed 1
15minutes as needed 1


Currently taking ICE regimen

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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 patch) 1
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Norco) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ICE regimen.