A 54-year-old female asked:
i found onglyza (saxagliptin) may be bad for the pancreas (negative cell multiplication leading to pancreatitis or cancer). is this drug safe to take?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Endocrinology
yes if appropriate: There was a huge trial on this drug just got published and no increased risk of pancreatitis or cancer was found. The rate of pancreatitis was 0.3% for both placebo and Onglyza (saxagliptin) group.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to take pancreatic enzymes while pregnant or breastfeeding?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Pancreatic enzymes are natural chemicals that help break down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, and are available in prescription and non-prescription forms. Since the non-prescription forms are usually purchased "otc, " they are not regulated by the fda and quality can vary among manufacturers. All in all, however, they are considered safe in pregnancy and nursing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How soon can I get pregnant after breast cancer?
3 doctor answers • 35 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Need more info: You need to consult with your oncologist and obstetrician. It depends on your stage of breast cancer and how well you have responded to treatment.
6.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Does natural progesterone prevent breast cancer?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sanford Rosenberganswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 49 years experience
No: There is no evidence Progesterone of any type prevents breast cancer, "natural" Progesterone or not.
If a woman has menses that only occur a few times a year, six or four or fewer, however, Progesterone or progesterone-like compounds can very definitely prevent endometrial hyperplasia (which can lead to uterine cancer), and should be used regularly to oppose continuous estrogen stimulation.
6.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Can plastic surgeons remove skin from noses for a small are of skin cancer?
3 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
What happened at komen foundation for breast cancer screening?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
They do great job: Susan komen gets breast ca in her thirties and dies in her thirties, due to lack of awareness, treatment choices is the genesis , over billion dollars were well spent, many lives were saved, . Due to cure support of planned parenthood, trapped in political controversy, major leaders resigned, great organisations will never die, and are needed to save more woman.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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