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What's imatinib mesylate?

What's imatinib mesylate?

Enzyme inhibitor: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors. It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produced by tumor cells. ...Read more

Alatrofloxacin Mesylate (Definition)

Alatrofloxacin Mesylate is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Benztropine mesylate uses?

Benztropine mesylate uses?

There are a few uses: Benztropine is an anticholinergic drug used to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as pseudoparkinsonism and dystonia. It is also a second-line drug for the treatment of parkinson's disease. It improves tremor but not rigidity and bradykinesia. It is also sometimes used for dystonia, a rare disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. ...Read more

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I m suffering with cml. And taking imatinib mesylate. Fx?

I m suffering with cml. And taking imatinib mesylate. Fx?

Clarify question?: What is your question? Imatinib mesylate of Gleevec is one of the first line treatment and has been the standard of care for CML for the last 10 years or so. It is an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits the bcr-abl. In cml, Gleevec has demonstrated a very high response rate, complete hematological/molecular response rate. Newer medication like tasigna, (nilotinib) sprycel now are also available. ...Read more

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Is imatinib mesylate 400mg per day the right medicine for cml?

Yes: It is the right medicine for cml.
In addition to imatinib mesylate- tasigna (nilotinib) is also available as a first line therapy for cml. ...Read more

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What should I do if imatinib mesylate does not dissolve in water?

What should I do if imatinib mesylate does not dissolve in water?

Suspension OK: If you are unable to swallow tablets they can be dispersed in water or other beverage and stirred with a spoon. It should completely disintegrate but not necessarily completely dissolve. It's OK to drink a suspension. If you left some behind in the glass rinse it down with a little more water and drink that too. ...Read more

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I had 26mg of benzotropine mesylate, each pill is 2mg I took 13 pills altogether?

I had 26mg of benzotropine mesylate, each pill is 2mg I took 13 pills altogether?

Suicide Attempt?: Yes? Please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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The dr gave me a prescription for bromocriptine and the pharmacy gave me bromocriptine mesylate. Is it the same? I want 2 make sure since im pregnant

The dr gave me a prescription for bromocriptine and the pharmacy gave me bromocriptine mesylate. Is it the same? I want 2 make sure since im pregnant

Yes, same thing: Hi. Yes it's the same thing. We docs always just write for "bromocriptine", but bromocriptine mesylate is what's dispensed. Pregnancy can be associated with prolactinoma growth. It's always fair to discuss risks and benefits of treatment with your doc. Good luck with the pregnancy! ...Read more

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This is a type of cancer treatment? Imatinib mesylate?

This is a type of cancer treatment? Imatinib mesylate?

Yes, CML & GIST: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. ...Read more

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I am a cml patient and I am getting imatinib mesylate 400mg daily now I am having joint pains and I am getting very weak... Prescribe some medicine.

I am a cml patient and I am getting imatinib mesylate 400mg daily now I am having joint pains and I am getting very weak... Prescribe some medicine.

You really need to: Coordinate this with your oncology team. They have a better grasp of your relatively complicated medical history, your other meds, what is safe to prescribe, and the dosing. We would really be overstepping boundaries if we were to start pain management exclusively via telemedecine. They know how your liver and kidneys are doing, and how all the drugs need to be juggled. Hang in there - stay strong ...Read more

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I am passing a kidney stone my dr put me on today ketorolac AC 10mg, oxycodone/apap 5-325mg and doxazosin mesylate 1mg, is there anything I can do to make this night a little easier, this is 2 days now, ty I am a 35 yr old male

I am passing a kidney stone my dr put me on today ketorolac AC 10mg, oxycodone/apap 5-325mg and doxazosin mesylate 1mg, is there anything I can do to make this night a little easier, this is 2 days now, ty I am a 35 yr old male

If: If you have not passed the stone as of today you should go back to your doctor. You may need a medical procedure to remove the stone (s). There are multiple techniques. Your doctor will decide what is best for your case. You should not have to suffer.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do you know you are allergik te any medication, what are the signs?

How do you know you are allergik te any medication, what are the signs?

Timing: Allergic responses to medication are fairly common but determining particular symptoms are caused by taking a drug is difficult. The most useful sign is when the symptoms are new or unusual and occur closely in time to starting or increasing a dose. Rashes especially hives often indicate allergy. Severe allergy may cause swelling in throat, mouth or lips and can be life threatening - ask your MD ...Read more

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What medications can I take to contra arrest te morning after pill symptoms? Is it safe to take? Do I run any risk by takin the morning after pill?

What medications can I take to contra arrest te morning after pill symptoms? Is it safe to take? Do I run any risk by takin the morning after pill?

Safe if used as: Indicated, but not safe to use it as a contraceptive on regularly, repeated use will alter your normal hormonal cycles. If you need regular basis see your doctor for contraceptives ...Read more

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Can grapefruit affect medications?

Can grapefruit affect medications?

Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Can a nurse administer medication?

Can a nurse administer medication?

Yes, that: Is well within the scope of practice for a nurse. ...Read more

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I'm about to take my new medication?

I'm about to take my new medication?

Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more

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Ok to take medications when fasting?

Ok to take medications when fasting?

Depends: Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a person diet without medication?

Can a person diet without medication?

Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What medications can control appetite?

What medications can control appetite?

Several: Phenteramine is a common one, but there are many. Just talk to your doctor to see if medication is needed and which is right for you. ...Read more

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What medication will take her pain away?

What medication will take her pain away?

See doctor.: Need to know where the pain is, how much pain. What makes it worse or better, a physical exam in order to diagnose it then it can be treated. ...Read more

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Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more

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What should I do to add without medication?

What should I do to add without medication?

Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more

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How do I know if I take to much medication?

No easy answer: It depends on your medical conditions and response to the medications you are taking. I would suggest discussing this with your doctor. If you are having bothersome side effects - that may indicate a need to evaluate your current medications. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to treat a cold?

What is the best medication to treat a cold?

Cold: Cold is caused by virus and there is no treatment for it. Rest, drinking hot fluids like soup and rest help with symptoms. ...Read more

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Medications that help to increase in height?

Medications that help to increase in height?

HGH: You should consuklt your physician about the use of somatotropin (human growth hormone)- this medcine should only be used for severe growth retardation and by an expert in endocrinology. ...Read more

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What happens when medications work together?

What happens when medications work together?

One medication can: Augment or reinforce the effects of the other. Some medications may have negative drug interactions. ...Read more

Trovafloxacin (Definition)

Trovafloxacin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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