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what is vinblastine used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Vinblastine: Vinblastine is a cancer medication.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Vinblastine= wondering what is the possible side effects?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Vinblastine: It may cause nausea, vomiting, supression to blood counts - anemia, low white blood cells, low platelet, infection, diarrhea, numbness, tingling, bleeding etc. Please discuss in detail with your oncologist. To read more-open this link : http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682848.Html.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Do you need a prescription for vinblastine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Vinblastine: Yes, Vinblastine requires a prescription.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What side effects are associated with Vinblastine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A 39-year-old member asked:

Who should not use Vinblastine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Vinblastine: "Vinblastine sulfate is contraindicated in patients who have significant granulocytopenia unless this is a result of the disease being treated. It should not be used in the presence of bacterial infections. Such infections must be brought under control prior to the initiation of therapy with vinblastine sulfate." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f073b58e-56d6-4c8d-a

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