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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Gliadel wafers (carmustine): The number of gliadel wafers (carmustine) is based on the size of the cavity after tumor section. One to two would be typical but in larger tumors mor ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Call 911: Call Poison Control at 800-222-1222 even if the person has no symptoms. A psychiatric evaluation will be ordered if the overdose was intentional.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
It is a: Nitrosourea chemotherapeutic, a "bifunctional alkylating agent" rarely used except in bone marow transplants. All alkylators are carcino-and leukemo-g ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: The wafers disintegrate so it is absorbed faster.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam): The Wafers are more expensive, dissolve on your tongue & work faster.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John O'Malley
54 years experience Child Psychiatry
Dissolve Meds: There should be no clinical difference in using these formulations.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hatem Nour
28 years experience Psychiatry
Wafers : Wafers are oral disintegrating forms, faster action, no need to be swallowed, comes also in lower doses like 0.125, and 0.25 mg that are not available ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
The only difference: Is a presentation and oral use. One is the regular tablet another is disintegrated tablet (wafer). The wafer allows you to dissolve it in your mouth w ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ask pharmacist: Ask your pharmacist about this, as prices may differ between stores.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
No Clue.: In the us, pricing in pretty much all areas of healthcare is opaque. How much you will pay for particular medication depends on your insurance. If you ... Read More
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