Which medications are not recommended by ASCO for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)?

Updated: Nov 04, 2020
  • Author: Alexandre Chan, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, BCPS (AQ-ID), BCOP; more...
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ASCO advises that outside the context of a clinical trial, no recommendations can be made on the use of the following for the prevention of CIPN:

  • Acupuncture
  • Cryotherapy
  • Compression therapy
  • Exercise therapy
  • Ganglioside-monosialic acid (GM-1)

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