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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Ara C (Overview)

ARA-C is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Is ara-c currently used for leukemia?

Is ara-c currently used for leukemia?

Yes: Yes, ara-c has been used as part of chemotherapy regimen for acute leukemia. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
9 Doctors shared insights

Ara C (Overview)

ARA-C is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

Ara-C & daunorubicin: Combination of ara-c and Daunorubicin is used to treat acute leukemia. They may cause nasuea, vomiting, hair loss, weakness, supression to bone marrow, infection, diarrhea, headache, etc
a detail discussion with your oncologist has to be done prior to administration of these drugs. See more
here:http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html;. ...Read more

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Treating Hepatitis C (Checklist)

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Is ara-c currently used for leukemia?

Yes: Yes, ara-c has been used as part of chemotherapy regimen for acute leukemia. ...Read more

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Other then ara-c, what other drugs are currently used for leukemia?

Other then ara-c, what other drugs are currently used for leukemia?

There are >1 type of: I assume that your question is about Acute leukemia where Ara-C is commonly used. This is typically given in combination with other drugs like Daunorubicin or Idarubicin (for AML) and sometimes with Methotrexate (for ALL) ...Read more

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Aside from ara-c, what alternative drugs are currently used for leukemia?

Anti-Leukemic Drugs: Anthracyclines like Daunorubicin or Idarubicin are frequently used with ara-c as part of initial (induction) therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Mitoxantrone (less cardiotoxic) can be substituted for these drugs in elderly patients. Etoposide has also been added as a third agent in more refractory or relapsed cases. Vincristine, prednisone, l-asparaginase are used more in acute lymphoid leukemias. ...Read more

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Ara-c/cytarabine is what?

Ara-c/cytarabine is what?

Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body. It is used in combination with other chemotherapy to treat acute leukemia. See more here:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html. ...Read more

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What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

Ara-C & daunorubicin: Combination of ara-c and Daunorubicin is used to treat acute leukemia. They may cause nasuea, vomiting, hair loss, weakness, supression to bone marrow, infection, diarrhea, headache, etc
a detail discussion with your oncologist has to be done prior to administration of these drugs. See more
here:http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html;. ...Read more

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Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or rituximab+bendamustine?

Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or rituximab+bendamustine?

There is no: Definitive answer to your question. Studies have compared the strategies you mention. The high dose ara-c arm was closed because it was difficult to mobilize stem cells for transplant after these regimens. Bendamustine-r is a good program, and many centers would consolidate a good response with an autograft. ...Read more

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What is cytarabine for?

Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body. It is used in combination with other cheotherapy to treat aute leukemia.Discuss further with you roncologist and see more here:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html. ...Read more

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What's cytarabine used for?

What's cytarabine used for?

Many cancers: Cytarabine (also known as ara-c) is a very important and widely used chemotherapy agent. It is used in leukemia treatment, as well as for solid tumors. It works by inhibiting dna synthesis in such a way that cancer cells are unable to repair the damage cause by the drug, but normal cells can recover. ...Read more

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DHA and ARA are how many months/years needed by baby?

DHA and ARA are how many months/years needed by baby?

DHA and ARA: Are always needed, but extra supplementation is recommended for the first year of life. ...Read more

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DHA and ARA are necessary to newborn? If it's not taken what will happend?

DHA and ARA are necessary to newborn? If it's not taken what will happend?

Brain Development: DHA and ARA are essential for normal brain and visual development. Studies show that sub Saharan African babies have breast milk deficient in DHA and ARA compared to breastfed babies whose mothers have diets rich in fish (Denmark, for example) babies with mothers who have diets rich in seafood have something like 6 to 10 additional IQ points, depending on whose research you read. ...Read more

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What ara subchondral cyst on humerus?

What ara subchondral cyst on humerus?

Arthritis: This is an abnormality on xray that is indicative of arthritis and/or rotator cuff degeneration. ...Read more

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Day 3 of seroquel (quetiapine) XR and my muscles ara killing me mainly back muscles and chest is that normal?

Day 3 of seroquel (quetiapine) XR and my muscles ara killing me mainly back muscles and chest is that normal?

Ur muscles killing u: If this means stiffness in your muscles or if you are experiencing any new symptoms that have worsened since starting on seroquel (quetiapine) or any new medication for that matter, it will be wise to contact your prescribing doctor. Also let your dr. Know of all other medications you are on so as to check for possible interactions. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Would pollen (birch) immunotherapy help resolve OAS? (Apple, hazelnut, peanuts ara h8, etc)

Would pollen (birch) immunotherapy help resolve OAS? (Apple, hazelnut, peanuts ara h8, etc)

Maybe: Will birch immunotherapy help with oral allergy syndrome? I agree with Dr. Al Hegab that the benefits are not fully understood at this point in time and immunotherapy solely for the purpose of treating OAS is not recommended. However, if you also have allergic rhinitis and/or allergic asthma symptoms, immunotherapy could improve these symptoms, and maybe symptoms of OAS. ...Read more

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What is the use of an e.C.G.?

What is the use of an e.C.G.?

Study heart function: Ecg or ekg is useful in analyzing cardiac rhythms and diagnosing heart disease. ...Read more

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R.B.C 32 what does that mean?

R.B.C 32 what does that mean?

RBC: I believe this is referring to Red Blood Count. ...Read more

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Who should take extravitamin c?

Who should take extravitamin c?

Save your money: The minimum daily requirements for vitamins are set quite high to allow for individual variation. A few people have kinks in the vitamin E or folate or biotin metabolism and need to take large doses; not so for vitamin c. Anything like a reasonable diet with a modest amount of citrus fruit, or a dirt-cheap daily multiple vitamin, guarantees you'll have enough vitamin c. ...Read more

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I didn't c u answer my question?

Unanswered question?: ? 's may not be answered if outside a Dr's area of expertise or answer isn't known. A? may be vague or hard to understand. If there's just a statement with a? mark -we may not know what's being asked. If too many? 's are asked in 1 submission – we may not be able to answer in 400 characters or less. Sometimes diagnosis & treatment are requested. We can't provide that in Basic Health Tap. ...Read more

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Is post d&c pain what is normal?

Is post d&c pain what is normal?

Sometimes you can: You can get uterine spasms postoperative, pressure on the survix can least swelling known as edema can cause pelvic pain. If you have severe pelvic pain, go to the emergency room or your gynecologist right of way which could be perforated uterus. ...Read more

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Wat is T.L.C test? If TLC IS 12000 is it normal?

Wat is T.L.C test? If TLC IS 12000 is it normal?

White cell count: Total Leucocyte Count..........use of these strange words help the medical profession continue the business. 12k is high. It indicates infection, inflammation. The differential count clarifies it further. ...Read more

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Is it bad to chew c aps?

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Is it bad to chew c aps?

Chew capsules: Is there a reason why you want to chew them instead of just swallowing them down? If the capsule contents get released, you may have a lot of coughing from the powdered contents irritating your throat. There is also the issue regarding the capsule preventing the contents from undergoing a lot of stomach acid degradation. ...Read more

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How common are c-sections?

How common are c-sections?

Around 1 in 3 births: According to the CDC, in 2014 there were 2, 699, 951 vaginal deliveries in the USA and 1, 284, 551 C-Sections. The percent of all deliveries by Cesarean was 32.2% (or a little less than 1 in 3) Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is grade c esophagitis?

What is grade c esophagitis?

Esophagitis: There are 4 grades of esophagitis, grade c is defined as: grade c mucosal breaks continuous between > 2 mucosal folds, but involving less than 75% of the esophageal circumference. ...Read more

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Does a.C.E have iodine in it?

Does a.C.E have iodine in it?

ACE: If you are talking about an ace inhibitor the answer is no. ...Read more