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What are side effects of low dose taxol with herceptin every week for 12 weeks I have stage 4 kidney disease and am concerned?

What are side effects of low dose taxol with herceptin every week for 12 weeks I have stage 4 kidney disease and am concerned?

Yes, but...: Has your stage-4 kidney disease occurred before or after Herceptin with low dose of taxol? Herceptin is known to have significant adverse effects on to the kidneys and Taxol is not. So, it is good idea to ask your treating doctor for the specific profile possibly fitting you since s/he knows more about you than anyone online and will monitor your kidney function while receiving Herceptin. Best.... ...Read more

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What are Taxol (paclitaxel) side effects to skin?

What are Taxol (paclitaxel) side effects to skin?

Numerous: According to the package insert, the following are possible side effects of Taxol (paclitaxel) to the skin:
1) yellowing or darkening of the skin
2) severe redness or swelling, severe irritation, a hard lump, or skin changes where the injection was given
3) easy bruising or red pinpoint spots under your skin
4) pale skin
5) temporary hair loss
6) numbness, tingling, or burning
7) nail changes. ...Read more

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Unpleasant side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and taxol?

Carbo / taxol (paclitaxel): Please open these links for answers:

carboplatin
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html
paclitaxel
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html

if any concern, see and discuss in detail with your oncologist., . ...Read more

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What are the different side effects of Abraxane and Taxol (paclitaxel)?

Chemotoxicity: ABRAXANE is an Injectable suspension of paclitaxel, a derivative of Taxol formulated as albumin-bound nanoparticles with a mean particle size of approximately 130 nanometers and sodium acetyltryptophanate. Toxicity of taxol and abraxane are similar and present with numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet; Sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing dry cough, Low WBC and fever. ...Read more

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Question about the side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and Taxol together?

Question about the side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and Taxol together?

Carbo/taxol info: Paraplatin (carboplatin)
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html

paclitaxel (taxol)
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html. ...Read more

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Taxol (paclitaxel) side effects

Taxol (paclitaxel) side effects

Many: The most common side effects are hair loss, lowered blood counts, neuropathy, leg pain, mouth sores, and severe allergic reaction due to the solvent used to dilute Taxol (paclitaxel) (called cremophor). ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Taxol (paclitaxel)?

Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol (paclitaxel) has many potential side effects. See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/taxol-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?

Carbo/taxol: It is a very common regimen for cancer for multiple type of cancers. Read this for more info:

carboplatin- http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html
paclitaxel:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html. ...Read more

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After taxol (paclitaxel) reaction for 3b squamous nsclc, husband is on weekly treatment, 2 wks abraxane, then 1 w/ abraxane/carboplatin. Is it normal & effective?

Yes its a good alter: If your husband has allergy to Taxol, (paclitaxel) then using Abraxane as an alternative is a good decision. This treatment works well in about half (50%) of the patients, not in the others. You will know within 6 to 8 weeks of chemotherapy treatments. ...Read more

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Husband is being put on carboplatin/arbraxane for 3b squamous nsclc, after taxol (paclitaxel) reaction. Concurrent radation therapy. Is this an effective plan?

Yes it is!: This is the current recommended chemotherapy (along with concurrent radiotherapy) treatment plan. Hopefully it should work well. But it will take 6-8 weeks to see the full benefit. ...Read more

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My daughter is 8 weeks old and she is colicky. Does biogaia treatment help and does it have any side effects or is it just probiotics.

My daughter is 8 weeks old and she is colicky. Does biogaia treatment help and does it have any side effects or is it just probiotics.

Probiotics: The product is probiotics and is expensive. Many products have been used to treat colic but it seems like time or maturation of the bowel is the cure. Have your baby checked to make sure you are not dealing with any other problem, such as reflux. Look at the website purplecrying. Info All the best. ...Read more

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Are the side effects of osteoporosis medication and being miserable everyday worth it? Isn't the treatment sometimes worse than the medical condition?

Are the side effects of osteoporosis medication and being miserable everyday worth it? Isn't the treatment sometimes worse than the medical condition?

Osteo meds: There are several different medications that could be appropriate, some with fewer side effects. The choice of treatment depends on your risk factors and results of your bone density test (severity of bone thinning). The alternative, a broken bone, is no fun either. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

Treatment: Surgery is the most serious treatment, and has many possible side effects, but removes the bulk of the tumor. Radiation therapy can be used to help reduce the tumor size or treat the area of the tumor, and can cause skin irritation and some scarring. Chemotherapy can be used to treat the tumor or treat the spread of the tumor, and can have some uncomfortable side effects, nausea, weakness, other. ...Read more

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Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? What's % of outcome?

Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? What's % of outcome?

Depends: If referring to injectable gonadotropins, possoble side effects/complications include soreness at injection site, bloating, cramping, ovarian cyst (s), ovarian twisting (torsion), ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, multiple gestation, ectopic pregnancy. Chance of success depends on infertility diagnosis and age of woman undergoing treatment. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of vancomycin treatment last for?

How long do the side effects of vancomycin treatment last for?

Vancomycin: Vancomycin is removed by the body in 30 hours unless you are anephric and then it can take 37.5 days. ...Read more

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What are the risks and possible side effects of each treatment?

Treatment for what?: More information needed. Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and state the disease or disorder you are worried about. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for frostbite that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for frostbite that is best and has fewest side effects?

Rewarming: Frostbite is, quite simply, frozen tissues. Depending on how severe the frostbite (i.e. How deep the freeze goes), the treatment can range from simply rewarming to in-patient treatment similar to burns to amputations and long recovery times. If you have frostbite, you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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What side effects are often associated with indomyacin for treatment of gout?

What side effects are often associated with indomyacin for treatment of gout?

Side effects: Most common side effect from Indocin (indomethacin) is stomach upset but less if taken with food. ...Read more

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When botox is used for treatment in inconvenience, how long will it last, & are there side effects?

When botox is used for treatment in inconvenience, how long will it last, & are there side effects?

Botox side effects: Side effects of Botox are related to the site of injection. They are generally mild and do not last long. The effects from Botox will last three to six months. ...Read more

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What are alternate treatment inplace of methotraxate. Side effects of methotraxate are troublesome. Kindly advice.

What are alternate treatment inplace of methotraxate. Side effects of methotraxate are troublesome. Kindly advice.

Immunosuppresants: Other immunosuppresive options include: prednisone, cytoxan, imuran, rituxan (rituximab). It really depends upon the exact disease state being treated. Before stopping a drug such as methotrexate it would be best to review with your doctor ...Read more

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What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to be any better than placebo. There were no significant side effects of Botox injection of the pylorus in the studies. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Psychotherapy: You would be far better off seeing a mental health professional, to gain some understanding of the cause (s) of your anxiety and how to overcome it. Anxiety is usually a symptom of an underlying emotional issue and can be addressed successfully with psychotherapy. Talk is often the best medicine. ...Read more

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Peg-intron treatment - what kinds of side effects?

Peg-intron treatment - what kinds of side effects?

Lots: Boxed warnings

pegasys, like other Alpha interferons, may cause or make fatal or life-threatening problems worse (like mental, immune system, heart, liver, lung, intestinal and infections). Your doctor should monitor you during regular visits. ...Read more

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Is it ok not to take (testohance) even if the doctor described it, I don't want side effects, does it contribute in any kind of treatment?

Is it ok not to take (testohance) even if the doctor described it, I don't want side effects, does it contribute in any kind of treatment?

Get a second: Opinion from another doc. Taken under guidance, testosterone can improve mood, muscle, and libido. You are young to need testosterone and I see that you have mvp. Please check w/cardiologist also. Peace and good health. ...Read more