Is a person on medications safe to be around someone getting chemo?
If a person is on several different medications will if be safe to go around someone taking the red devil chemo treatment?
Generally, yes. "Red Devil" or "Red Death" nicknames have evolved to describe the chemotherapy agent Adriamycin (also known as Doxorubicin) because of its vibrant red color and potent cell-killing properties. The agent attacks fast-growing cells in the patient, which leads to very visible external signs like loss of hair, change in skin tone, and breakage in nails. While these external signs are evidence that the patient is experience toxicity with chemotherapy, the drug itself is not transmitted, and does not impact others -- even when hugging, holding hands, or kissing on a short-term basis.
If you are on medications for a medical condition of your own, take the normal precautions of good hygiene (washing hands often, using antibacterial foams/soaps, staying hydrated). It is safe to be around someone who is taking chemotherapy - In fact, your presence may add a healing element not even the strongest of agents can deliver.
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